Fai.me failed minimal install when GUI and non-free are enable

Jean-mathieu CHANTREIN jean-mathieu.chantrein at univ-angers.fr
Wed Jul 15 11:06:38 CEST 2020

----- Mail original -----
> De: "Thomas Lange" <lange at cs.uni-koeln.de>
> À: "linux-fai" <linux-fai at uni-koeln.de>
> Envoyé: Mardi 14 Juillet 2020 15:45:06
> Objet: Re: Fai.me failed minimal install when GUI and non-free are enable

>>>>>> On Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:24:53 +0200 (CEST), Jean-mathieu CHANTREIN
>>>>>> <jean-mathieu.chantrein at univ-angers.fr> said:
>    > I'll try to use fai.me to generate an iso with GUI and some package.
>    > After some tests, I think there is a problem with the simultaneous use of
>    > non-free and GUI enable (and may be backports enable to).
>    > A minimal install with no GUI, non-free and backports enable work.
>    > A minimal install with GUI and backports work.
>    > But, with a minimal install with GUI, non-free and backports enable, there is a
>    > dependancy problem when fai install non-free package (linux-image-amd64:
>    > Depends linux-image-5.6.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 [...] but it is not going to be
>    > installed)
>    > You can see error.log and software.log at 1'20 and 2'28 in this virtualbox
>    > record output here:
>    > https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M5bYxdHOiw0DerFxNmjwigD8utpPkuuS/view?usp=sharing
>    > or reproduce the error with the ISO defined below.
>    > Have you ever had this type of problem with fai.me and if so, how did you fix
>    > it?
> Salut Jean-mathieu,
> I finally found the strange bug.
> The kernel package from buster backports breaks if the version of the
> wireless-regdb package from stable is installed. This is what happens
> in your config because the Gnome enviroment or the nonfree firmware
> will install wireless-regdb from stable.
> It's very hard to get the correct package list in this special
> situation. Therefore I found a simple fix, which adds wireless-regdb
> into the backports config.
> The technical details are more complicated and not in FAI itself, but
> IMO this workaround is simple and works. A test using a new FAI.me
> image showed no problems now.
> --
> regards Thomas

Hallo Thomas,

Thanks a lot, it's works fine now.



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