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[opensuse] Help rebuilding a crashed server
  • From: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 13:34:08 -0400
  • Message-id: <87f94c370906171034mfc419cao76302982fe4e0476@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
All,

How do I install the "info" package?

==> details

I had a server fail to reboot this morning after a long power outage last night.

Hardware seems to be fine, but my boot config was destroyed.

Things I've done so far:

1) copied in /boot from a working machine. Edited menu.lst to have
the right config

2) copied in /lib/modules from the same machine. Note that 2 machines
were running different kernel releases for whatever reason. 2.6.27.21
on the failed machine and 2.6.27.19 I believe on working one.

3) Disabled http proxy setup in Yast. (how did it get there? Never
use a proxy here.)

4) I can use yast to install a package now.

5) Fails when I try to upgrade to the latest kernel:

====
Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: Setting up /lib/modules/2.6.27.23-0.1-pae

Kernel image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27.23-0.1-pae
Initrd image: /boot/initrd-2.6.27.23-0.1-pae
Root device: /dev/disk/by-uuid/33f45a6c-9417-41bd-9606-429a6b82edf5
(/dev/sda1) (mounted on / as ext3)
Resume device: /dev/sda10
Kernel Modules: hwmon thermal_sys processor thermal scsi_mod 3w-xxxx
fan jbd mbcache ext3 edd ide-core piix crc-t10dif sd_mod usbcore
ohci-hcd uhci-hcd ehci-hcd ff-memless hid usbhid
Features: block usb resume.userspace resume.kernel
Bootsplash: openSUSE (1280x1024)
22451 blocks
Can't locate object method "info" via package "Bootloader::Logger" at
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0/Bootloader/Tools.pm line 346.
error: %post(kernel-pae-2.6.27.23-0.1.1.i586) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
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Thanks
Greg
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