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Old 10-09-2012, 11:38 AM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default Prevent linux-crashdump from replacing grub-efi

On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 12:22:07PM +0200, Stefan Bader wrote:
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1064259
>
> When playing with linux-crashdump on an EFI installed system I realized
> that grub-efi was thrown away and replaced by grub-pc which did not
> seem to good.
>
> Apparently we do not consider grub-efi as an alternative in the
> depends. With this added (I took the version of grub-efi in Lucid)
> at least grub-efi remains installed and a normal boot still works.
>
> Only the actual crash-dump seems to explode on this system with
> backtraces showing a log of xhci... /me bangs head.
>
> Still it sounds like we probably want to add this to meta packages
> for P and L at least.. and Q of course...

It cirtainly seems inappropriate to be removing grub-efi to install
anything, ever .

>
> From 1b53289d1e4be597b2d865d0ed89465853ee2950 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com>
> Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 11:31:30 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] UBUNTU: Ubuntu-3.5.0.17.19
>
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com>
> ---
> meta-source/debian/changelog | 7 +++++++
> meta-source/debian/control.common | 2 +-
> 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/meta-source/debian/changelog b/meta-source/debian/changelog
> index bb83f7a..47edf88 100644
> --- a/meta-source/debian/changelog
> +++ b/meta-source/debian/changelog
> @@ -1,3 +1,10 @@
> +linux-meta (3.5.0.17.19) quantal-proposed; urgency=low
> +
> + * Make linux-crashdump alternatively depend on grub-efi.
> + LP: #1064259
> +
> + -- Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:28:08 +0200
> +
> linux-meta (3.5.0.17.18) quantal-proposed; urgency=low
>
> * Add new meta-packages for linux-signed-* images.
> diff --git a/meta-source/debian/control.common b/meta-source/debian/control.common
> index 725b34d..5273800 100644
> --- a/meta-source/debian/control.common
> +++ b/meta-source/debian/control.common
> @@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ Description: Generic Linux kernel image.
> Package: linux-crashdump
> Architecture: i386 amd64
> Section: devel
> -Depends: ${miscepends}, kexec-tools, makedumpfile, grub-pc (>= 1.96+20090611-1ubuntu2) | grub (>= 0.97-29ubuntu24)
> +Depends: ${miscepends}, kexec-tools, makedumpfile, grub-pc (>= 1.96+20090611-1ubuntu2) | grub-efi (>= 1.98-1ubuntu5) | grub (>= 0.97-29ubuntu24)

How did you choose this version of grub-efi, it seems arbitrary from
outside.

But asssuming that this is a meaningful version:

Acked-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>

-apw

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Old 10-09-2012, 12:35 PM
Stefan Bader
 
Default Prevent linux-crashdump from replacing grub-efi

On 09.10.2012 13:38, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 12:22:07PM +0200, Stefan Bader wrote:
>> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1064259
>>
>> When playing with linux-crashdump on an EFI installed system I realized
>> that grub-efi was thrown away and replaced by grub-pc which did not
>> seem to good.
>>
>> Apparently we do not consider grub-efi as an alternative in the
>> depends. With this added (I took the version of grub-efi in Lucid)
>> at least grub-efi remains installed and a normal boot still works.
>>
>> Only the actual crash-dump seems to explode on this system with
>> backtraces showing a log of xhci... /me bangs head.
>>
>> Still it sounds like we probably want to add this to meta packages
>> for P and L at least.. and Q of course...
>
> It cirtainly seems inappropriate to be removing grub-efi to install
> anything, ever .
>
>>
>> From 1b53289d1e4be597b2d865d0ed89465853ee2950 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com>
>> Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 11:31:30 +0200
>> Subject: [PATCH] UBUNTU: Ubuntu-3.5.0.17.19
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com>
>> ---
>> meta-source/debian/changelog | 7 +++++++
>> meta-source/debian/control.common | 2 +-
>> 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/meta-source/debian/changelog b/meta-source/debian/changelog
>> index bb83f7a..47edf88 100644
>> --- a/meta-source/debian/changelog
>> +++ b/meta-source/debian/changelog
>> @@ -1,3 +1,10 @@
>> +linux-meta (3.5.0.17.19) quantal-proposed; urgency=low
>> +
>> + * Make linux-crashdump alternatively depend on grub-efi.
>> + LP: #1064259
>> +
>> + -- Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@canonical.com> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:28:08 +0200
>> +
>> linux-meta (3.5.0.17.18) quantal-proposed; urgency=low
>>
>> * Add new meta-packages for linux-signed-* images.
>> diff --git a/meta-source/debian/control.common b/meta-source/debian/control.common
>> index 725b34d..5273800 100644
>> --- a/meta-source/debian/control.common
>> +++ b/meta-source/debian/control.common
>> @@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ Description: Generic Linux kernel image.
>> Package: linux-crashdump
>> Architecture: i386 amd64
>> Section: devel
>> -Depends: ${miscepends}, kexec-tools, makedumpfile, grub-pc (>= 1.96+20090611-1ubuntu2) | grub (>= 0.97-29ubuntu24)
>> +Depends: ${miscepends}, kexec-tools, makedumpfile, grub-pc (>= 1.96+20090611-1ubuntu2) | grub-efi (>= 1.98-1ubuntu5) | grub (>= 0.97-29ubuntu24)
>
> How did you choose this version of grub-efi, it seems arbitrary from
> outside.

As I wrote, this is the version of grub-efi in the release pocket of Lucid (oh
well maybe I did not verbosely enough). The other grub versions are based on
something post-Hardy. Right now Lucid is the next number to that, that I could
easily find.

>
> But asssuming that this is a meaningful version:
>
> Acked-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
>
> -apw
>


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