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Bug#600789: debian-installer: Xen block device driver cannot be loaded

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 09:30 +0200, Emmanuel Benoît wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> On 10/20/2010 09:23 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > Please could you post the full kernel log so I can confirm.
> Here it is:


> ~ # dmesg
> [    0.000000] Reserving virtual address space above 0xf5800000
> [    0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset
> [    0.000000] Initializing cgroup subsys cpu
> [    0.000000] Linux version 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem (Debian 2.6.32-20) (ben@decadent.org.uk) (gcc version 4.3.5 (Debian 4.3.5-2) ) #1 SMP Thu Aug 12 14:24:07 UTC 2010

Ah, this isn't the issue I was initially thinking of. I think what has
happened here is that the kernel in the installer builds is out of sync
with the modules in the udebs, hence the missing symbol which you
noticed. This is because the udebs have recently been updated but there
has been no matching release of the installer yet.

I _think_ this is the sort of thing which is temporary and will resolve
itself via the normal flow of packages into squeeze and/or releases of
the installer.

The daily builds of the installer seem to be fine:


Ian Campbell

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