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Re: grub-probe/update-grub/reconfigure gnumach-image disasters fixed

On Thu, 2013-05-02 at 01:47 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hello,
> The latest commit in gnumach should be fixing the disasters that some
> people have been seeing in their hurd system. This was due to an
> improper handling of non-block-aligned reads in the gnumach linux block
> glue, which happens only if partitions are not block-aligned, leading to
> putting disk data into random physical pages (!).
> I'm uploading a fixed gnumach package.
> That was for me one of the last bits to fix before making a Debian
> GNU/Hurd release, does anybody have something else?

Well, the gnumach solution does not seem to work for me:
Setting up gnumach-image-1.3.99-486 (2:1.3.99.dfsg.git20130501-1) ...
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-grub
1.3.99-486 /boot/gnumach-1.3.99-486.gz
Generating grub.cfg ...
grub-probe: malloc.c:3096: sYSMALLOc: Assertion `(old_top == (((mbinptr)
(((char *) &((av)->bins[((1) - 1) * 2])) - __builtin_offsetof (struct
malloc_chunk, fd)))) && old_size == 0) || ((unsigned long) (old_size) >=
(unsigned long)((((__builtin_offsetof (struct malloc_chunk,
fd_nextsize))+((2 * (sizeof(size_t))) - 1)) & ~((2 * (sizeof(size_t))) -
1))) && ((old_top)->size & 0x1) && ((unsigned long)old_end & pagemask)
== 0)' failed.
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code
dpkg: error processing gnumach-image-1.3.99-486 (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit
status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

grub version:
hi  grub-pc                                   1.99-23.1

root@kvm-test:/home/srs/DEBs/dbus# apt-get install
Reading package lists... 0%
[1]+  Stopped                 apt-get install
root@kvm-test:/home/srs/DEBs/dbus# fg
apt-get install gnumach-image-1.3.99-486-dbg
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Do I dare to reboot?

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