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Re: Missing virtio/scsi modules for arm64?

On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 07:00:39PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>On Fri, 2019-04-26 at 02:17 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I;m just trying to do a buster install of arm64 (using buster d-i RC1)
>> in a qemu VM, and it's failing to find the virtio cdrom. Checking into
>> this, it looks like we're missing some modules in the installer
>> environment.
>> commit 5b3bcf67a7d8ba7745612a449cede24afeb97015
>> Author: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
>> Date:   Tue Feb 12 21:18:40 2019 +0000
>>     build/pkg-lists: Make {hyperv,virtio}-modules packages optional
>>     I intend to remove these udebs in a later upload of linux, moving
>>     the drivers into per-driver-class packages.
>> and I'm guessing these changes are related to what I'm seeing. Can you
>> suggest what we should be doing to fix things up, please? I'm at a
>> total loss to see where amd64 is gettting d-i modules from nowadays,
>> and arm64 should be reasonably similar in terms of things like block
>> device support modules here.
>For amd64 CD-ROMs, the package list for CD-ROMs is split between
>build/pkg-lists/cdrom/amd64.cfg and
>build/pkg-lists/cdrom/isolinux/amd64.cfg.  The latter is where, for
>example, ata-modules is listed.
>In general, installer builds that include(d) virtio-modules, and aren't
>meant for netboot, should include scsi-modules.  (scsi-{common,extra}-
>modules are also mentioned in some lists, but they no longer exist.)

Cool, thanks.

>I think this patch will fix arm64:
>--- a/build/pkg-lists/cdrom/arm64.cfg
>+++ b/build/pkg-lists/cdrom/arm64.cfg
>@@ -13,6 +13,8 @@ virtio-modules-${kernel:Version} ?
> usb-storage-modules-${kernel:Version}
> # USB and firewire cdroms both need this.
> scsi-core-modules-${kernel:Version}
>+# Support for SCSI cdroms.
> # Real ATA hardware needs this.
> sata-modules-${kernel:Version}
>--- END ---

Hmmm, looking at my local mirror, I think there's another problem
then. I don't see scsi-modules-4.19* for arm64. Looks like we're
missing kernel config for arm64 here. Could you add that too please?

>There are two other lists that look like they might be for netboot-ish
>builds, but I'm not sure:

Pass - I know ~nothing about s390/x.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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