FAI initramfs-tools breaks console-setup

Robert Markula robert at markula.org
Fri Nov 14 07:37:18 CET 2014

Quoting Thomas Lange <lange at informatik.uni-koeln.de>:

>>>>>> On Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:38:48 +0100, Robert Markula   
>>>>>> <robert at markula.org> said:
>     > Is the breakage of initramfs-tools something that can/will
>     > be fixed with a later release?
>     > Is there an archive of old FAI releases somewhere that one can use in
>     > the meantime?
> This is not the fault of a certain FAI package, because
> FAI has no special dependency on initramfs-tools.
> The breakage appears, because I've added a initramfs-tools package to
> the fai-project.org repository, in order to avoid a breakage when
> using the 3.16 backports kernel for wheezy.
> Since the breakage is in Ubuntu, I don't know how to fix this. I'm also
> wondering why Ubuntu 14.04 only has console-setup 1.70. Even Debian
> wheezy (released in may 2013) has version 1.88.
> Maybe you can fix this by setting the initramfs-tools package on hold.

Ah, understood. Thank you for the explanation!



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