Re: d-i anna: no packages matching running kernel 3.16-2-amd64 in archive
On Mon, Nov 03, 2014 at 11:01:33AM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Geert Stappers <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-11-03):
> > > Inside http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/netboot.tar.gz
> > > is a 3.16-2 kernel. Using it yields
> > >
> > > anna[PID]: WARNING **: no packages matching running kernel 3.16-2-amd64 in archive.
> > >
> > > That seems due a kernel ABI change.
> > >
> > >
> > > To prevent further harm could http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/netboot.tar.gz
> > > be removed or updated?
> > >
> > It could be that the update process is stalled.
> > Who can verify (and get it rolling again)?
> Netboot images get a kernel modules mismatch when the ABI is bumped,
> which isn't a new thing. If one wants to use a released d-i, there are
> other installation images (CD or DVD images etc.) to pick from.
> There are also dailies built, so that one can test newer images until
> the next d-i release; which is what you've mentioned at the bottom of
> your mail.
> > Information that I have:
> > * The above netboot.tar is from 2014-10-02
> > * Announcement of Jessi debian-installer beta 2 is from 2014-10-05
> > In other words: archive shoud not have 2 october version, but a 5 october version.
> That's incorrect. There's always a slight delay between when the
> debian-installer package is uploaded, and when each and every bit
> is ready, and images are built/published. The former happened on
> 2014-10-02, the latter happened on 2014-10-05.
> > Workaround that I use is d-i from "current daily snapshots"
> > found mid https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
> > The 3 november version has a 3.16-3 kernel
> FWIW 3.16-4 is pending so releasing images using 3.16-3 wouldn't be
> much of an improvement.
Summary in my words:
* d-i daily builds are in sync with are archive.
* d-i from URL such as http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/netboot.tar.gz
might be temporary broken during jessie development
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