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Re: Problems installing kernel 2.4.27 on sarge via apt

Dragan Cvetkovic <me@privacy.net> writes:

> just did my apt-get update and after noticing that apt-get -s dist-upgrade
> wants to install kernel 2.4.27, I tried to do it by hand but failed. Here
> is the session:
> chopin# apt-get install kernel-image-2.4.27-1-686 


> stat: No such file or directory
> awk: cmd. line:2:                       $1 ==  { print $2; exit }
> awk: cmd. line:2:                              ^ syntax error
> /usr/sbin/mkinitrd: /dev/sda1: Unknown root device
>                     Please refer to the manual page.
> Failed to create initrd image.
> dpkg: error processing kernel-image-2.4.27-1-686 (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 9
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  kernel-image-2.4.27-1-686
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Never mind, it seems that another stat command was in my path that has
different input/output format than /usr/bin/stat that mkinitrd was expecting. 

Could the kernel image maintainer please ensure that full path of binaries
is used in pre/post-install scripts?

Thanks and bye, Dragan

Dragan Cvetkovic, 

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