Re: New kernel 2.4.21 and Sparc
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > kernel-image-2.4.19-sun4u (from stable)
> Make sure you have modutils >= 2.4.19. Those kernels are
> built with a relatively recent version (not in woody) of
> binutils which "requires" a new modutils.
Well this might be the reason. Sorry, I'm not able to check because
the box in question went today into production. I use to compile
kernels without modules (for security reasons) and as I said I
was successful here. (By the way - would this mean I could remove
> Fortunately those errors are harmless so you should just say
> no when the postinst asks you to abort.
Hmm, this might work but I would regard it as RC bug because
kernel-image-2.4.19-sun4u is not installable in stable. It should
depend from a working modutils package and this package has to go
I would like to file a bug report if noone instists.