[arch-releng] automated iso builds

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Wed Feb 10 07:35:44 EST 2010

On Tue, 09 Feb 2010 18:58:14 -0300
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:

> Good!, the only problem for doing automatic builds is that in
> _random_ cases squashfs image of "overlay" is created corrupted (from
> the same data) :(
> I experimented this many times, and the way to test if all is good
> is: or doing a boot, or mounting the squashfs image on read some
> files. I can remember that also tested if the problem persiste with
> mksquashfs -processors 1 but the problem still persist.

that's odd. can you investigate? maybe this is a bug in the squashfs
in the worst case scenario i add a bit of code to the buildscripts that
mounts the image and tests it.

> I tested the image and does not boot. Seems that you have an old 
> enviroment, the initramfs is created with new archiso* hooks but is
> with mkinitcpio-0.5....

Hmm. I `pacman -Syu`'d the chroot in which this takes place, so it has
the latest updates. should i get the mkinitcpio from testing?


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