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Re: Bug installing root on XFS on latest svn



Quoting Alexander Nyberg (alexn@telia.com):
> I've tried to learn the system much enough to figure out this
> stuff by myself, but it's unfortunately difficult to even understand
> which the normal order of run of the packages/ is, I would appreciate
> some introductary developer/bugfixer documentation.
> 
> When grub is to be installed, it livelocks, that is it gets stuck in
> some loop. (this is /sbin/grub I'm talking about, not
> /sbin/grub-installer). No help from the debugging output, all looks as
> it should there.
> 
> I have neither been able to install gdb on it (the current gdb.udeb
> seems to have some dependencies on ps_pdread, which i cannot build in
> SID).
> 
> So, I would _gladly_ help doing development/bugfixing, but I need
> answers on some questions.
> 
> Something explaining in which order the packages/ are run. Any tip on
> how to get gdb on to the install cd so that I can (at least try to)
> debug these kind of binary problems.


It seems to me this bug has already been reported. See grub-installer
or grub bug logs. (I don't have net access while writing this). Thus
you'll be able to see who is working on them.




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