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Bug#599168: linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64: configure script invokes mkinitrd.yaird then fails, even after package yaird has been purged from system

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 11:22:51PM -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.32-15
> Severity: important
> I have a different, working kernel, but each apt-get install
> is delayed as apt-get tries to configure 
> the linux-image package.
>         Setting up linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 (2.6.32-15) ...
>         Running depmod.
>         Running /usr/sbin/mkinitrd.yaird.
>         mkinitrd.yaird: invalid option -- 't'
>         Terminating...
>         /usr/sbin/mkinitrd.yaird failed to create initrd image.
>         Failed to create initrd image
> Even after I installed initramfs-tools and purged yaird,
> the configure script attempted to invoke mkinitrd.yaird.
> As a workaround, I created the initrd.img file manually
> using update-initramfs, then installed a dummy
> mkinitrd.yaird script containing only 'exit 0'. 
> The next configure run succeeded.

known, as yaird is no longer supported. Please deinstall yaird and
make sure you have no reference of it in /etc/kernel-img.conf

initramfs-tools is the default these days. if you need a small
initramfs you can tweek it with BUSYBOX=no and MODULES=dep for
the adventorous. :)

kind regards


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