[arch-releng] new testbuilds

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Mon Dec 20 08:06:30 EST 2010

On 20.12.2010 11:25, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 02:21:53 +0100
> Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com> wrote:
>> On 19.12.2010 19:20, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>>> On Sun, 19 Dec 2010 00:31:54 +0100
>>> Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com> wrote:
>>>> After a short and fairly standard test with netinstall-dual in a
>>>> virtualbox, trying to install x86_64 I was presented with a
>>>> "OPERATING SYSTEM MISSING" message. Apparently grub hasn't been
>>>> installed? I set up /boot (ext2) and / (ext4) as well as swap. I
>>>> installed base and base-devel and left the rest of the
>>>> configuration fairly untouched.
>>>> I don't have time to investigate further. This was just a heads-up.
>>>> -- Sven-Hendrik
>>> Thanks for the feedback, though this is virtually useless to me if I
>>> don't know whether you performed the grub installation and whether
>>> it said something like 'grub installed' or 'grub install failed'.
>>> and do you get this error when booting the installed system (without
>>> the iso being loaded in the virtual cd drive?)
>>> Dieter
>> Well grub said it was installed successfully. I now did it again and
>> selected the first entry which actually worked and the system booted.
>> I also don't think the selection is supposed to look like this:
>> http://i.imgur.com/G8BJ4.png
>> Probably a bug. Or I just can't make sense from that selection.
> the selection is messed up, indeed.
> do me a favour
> and:
> install the libui-sh and aif packages from
> http://build.archlinux.org/repos/releng-any/
> then install curl,
> then retry the install, making sure aif runs with debugging and logging
> enabled (add the -d and -l flags to the command in /arch/setup)
> if you hit the same bug, run aif-report-issues.sh
> this will submit all aif's temporary and logfiles to a pastebin, report
> the bug on the bugtracker and give me the report url provided to you by
> the script.
> as for your first problem, if you install grub anywhere else
> then /dev/sda or maybe /dev/sda1 it won't work. since your selection
> does not include /dev/sda1, any selection other then /dev/sda will
> cause problems.
> Dieter
One other thing I just now noticed is that a completely standard
installation gives a fail on boot: http://imgur.com/lMlvA.png

Anyhow, I did what you said and I hit the bug again but I can't find
aif-report-issues.sh anywhere nor anything with a similar name.

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