Re: debconf hangs during sarge/etch install
On Mon, May 1, 2006 at 12:37:11 +0200 (+0200), Frans Pop wrote:
> On Monday 01 May 2006 11:59, Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> > So I've used Kenshi Muto's excellent backports and things are _mostly_
> > working. However in the preseed/late-command section I install some
> > extra packages and this is hanging/failing handling the debconf
> > commands in postinsts (and anywhere else).
> How exactly do you install the extra packages?
> Please provide the full late-command line (and script if you use one).
preseed/late_command is set to:
wget $(debconf-get preseed/url).combined -O /target/tmp/combined;
chroot /target sh -x /tmp/combined > /target/var/log/combined.log 2>&1
(I've also tried omitting the redirection but that didn't help)
The script just does:
if [ "$rc" -ne 0 ]; then
echo "PANIC - something has gone wrong (rc=$rc)"
trap upon_exit EXIT
apt-get -y install ssh
Someday I'll do this more sensibly (custom debootstrap scripts perhaps).
.deb packages upgraded from sarge to etch:
- debconf, debconf-i18n - 1.50
- module-init-tools, libklibc, lsb-base, klibc-utils, initramfs-tools, udev
(backports from Kenshi Muto)
- busybox-cvs installed (wasn't used before, but needed by
.udeb files upgraded:
- sata-modules, md-modules, reiserfs-modules
- libc6, base-installer (1.56), debootstrap (0.3.3)