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Re: Bug#599879: live-helper: Live Builder does not create the user account

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 5:11 AM, Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> wrote:
> On 10/12/2010 12:56 PM, Jose R R wrote:
>> Subject: Debian live binary-hybrid.iso to CD-Media hangs (October 8, 2010)
> reading from my answers there, i think your way of image building is
> strange. it's sort of impossible to get hosts sources.list into the
> target image, unless configured explicitly manually to do so (by copying
> snipplets to config/chroot_sources). so i have some doubts about a clean
> build of the image.

I got the image running ;) < http://twitpic.com/2vwi18/full >

>>  to create the image and subsequently burn to CD-media; upon booting
>> machine other than host I can at last see the message where the hang
>> occurs:
>> ...
>> Starting MariaDB database server: mysqld........
>> [151.400003] BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 64s! [rs:main Q:Reg:1297]
>> [216.896004] BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 64s! [rs:main Q:Reg:1297]
>> [282.396003] BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 64s! [rs:main Q:Reg:1297]
>> [347.896003] BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 64s! [rs:main Q:Reg:1297]
>> (more)
> that's a kernel issue, not live specific.
> as soon as live-config ends, (almost) everything else (except from
> autologin etc) is not live specific. means, if you have a kernel bug,
> you need to report it against linux-2.6. there's nothing we can do about
> it here, and you will have the exact same problem with a regular
> installed debian system too.

The target machine has the latest GNU/ Linux Debian Lenny stable
installed to its hard drive -as well as Fedora- since its a multi-boot
machine. Hence, the default Debian Live build image is 2.6.32.x, then,
is probably causing the issue. Nevertheless, what does not make sense
is that the hard copy Debian Live CD-media boots appropriately in the
Debian Live development host machine but not into other (machine ;)

Anyway thanks for your insight, Daniel. Probably I will specify any
other kernel except the "buggy" 2.6.32.x default for Debian Live

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Best Professional Regards.

Jose R R
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