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Bug#940028: debian-installer multi-console race with preseeding

On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 03:33:56PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
>Ian Jackson writes ("debian-installer multi-console race with preseeding"):
>> A workaround is to specify *exactly one* appropriate console=
>> on the kernel command line.  This causes the kernel to report only
>> that console in /proc/consoles and the bug is avoided.
>This seems to work only sometimes.  In my experience it worked for an
>arm64 server but not for an x86 PV Xen guest.  There does not appear
>to be another workaround that does not involve modifying the installer

Hoping to have a fix shortly - hacking on this in the next few days...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
< Aardvark> I dislike C++ to start with. C++11 just seems to be
            handing rope-creating factories for users to hang multiple
            instances of themselves.

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