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Re: #580455 yabootconfig does the correct thing, your yaboot.confmust be modified by something else



I have seen the same problem. It is a major problem for the existence of
Squeeze/PPC.

Op 16/9/2010 schreef "Gunther Furtado" <gunfurtado@gmail.com>:

>2010/9/16 Benjamin Cama <benoar@free.fr>:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just found by looking around that yabootconfig, the script used by the
>> yaboot package (very important distinction) to generate /etc/yaboot.conf
>> actually _knows_ how to handle LABEL and UUID; see
>> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debootloaders/trunk/yaboot/ybin/yabootconfig . Furthermore, the yaboot package didn't change in 4 years, so everything is "correct" in yaboot !
>>
>> But, as we recently saw again on the debian-ppc ML (see
>> http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2010/09/msg00013.html ) _some_
>> script from _some other_ package does modify /etc/yaboot.conf ! And add
>> spaces (very wrong) and does not interpret labels/uuids. The only other
>> script I know that generates yaboot.conf is the postinst one in the
>> yaboot-installer udeb (from the debian-installer) but I don't see how it
>> could add spaces, looking at its code.
>>
>> So, that's now 3 people including you that stumble upon this, but this
>> doesn't come from yaboot. So, could you please join the _full_ yaboot te
>> see if the program that generates it leaves some traces, and please tell
>> if you think you have any particular package installed that could affect
>> that. I Cc the list, too, in case someone could look at that.
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>four! or am I on the list yet?
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>>
>> Thanks,
>> benjamin
>>
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