Re: sid: yaird: -t invalid flag option in kernel image install
On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 08:51:10AM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2010-10-05 08:11 +0200, Joel Roth wrote:
> > This problem has been dogging me for months.
> > I have a different, working kernel, but each apt-get install
> > is delayed as apt-get tries to configure
> > the linux-image package.
> > Setting up linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 (2.6.32-15) ...
> > Running depmod.
> > Running /usr/sbin/mkinitrd.yaird.
> > mkinitrd.yaird: invalid option -- 't'
> > Terminating...
> > /usr/sbin/mkinitrd.yaird failed to create initrd image.
> > Failed to create initrd image.
> > There is a debian bug report, #518315, that no one seems
> > to be fixing.
> The yaird package appears to be unmaintained and broken. Why are you
> using it?
I'm not using it! The above linux-image package invokes it.
I never asked for it. If I remove yaird, the linux-image package
complains that it doesn't find mkinitrd.yaird.
Even if I generate the initrd.img file using a different
utility, the linux-image package still tries (and fails)
to invoke mkinitrd.yaird every time.
I have installed update-initramfs, however the linux-image
package still looks for yaird.
Nothing in /etc/alternatives suggests an alterative.
I like apt's dependency management, but it does bring
another level of complexity.
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