[PATCH 0/2] [SRU] [X/master] NLS_ISO8859_1=y

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Wed Mar 29 14:17:51 UTC 2017


On 29.03.2017 15:53, Paolo Pisati wrote:
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1677230
> 
> The vfat kernel code has two dependencies: the code page (437) and the iocharset
> (iso8859-1), and while the former is built-in (like the vfat code itself), the
> latter is built as an external module, making vfat unusable unless the
> nsl_iso8859-1 ko is available at the moment a vfat filesystem is mounted.
> 
> What is just a discrepancy in the config that we never hit (since we are
> shipping the nsl_iso8859-1 .ko in our initrd), became a problem in kernel
> derivatives of our -generic kernel (e.g. snappy) where we don't have any control
> on the modules people pack in their initrd, and in case the boot partition is a
> vfat partition that is being mounted during the boot.
> 
> For this reason, i propose to fix the root problem and turn
> CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_1=y to make the vfat code completely independent on any
> external factor.
> 
> Paolo Pisati (2):
>   UBUNTU: [Config] NLS_ISO8859_1=y
>   UBUNTU: fix module list after NLS_ISO8859_1=y

Hm I have a feeling that there also needs to be an update to the enforcer for
this...


> 
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/amd64/generic.modules          | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/amd64/lowlatency.modules       | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/arm64/generic.modules          | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/armhf/generic-lpae.modules     | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/armhf/generic.modules          | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/i386/generic.modules           | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/i386/lowlatency.modules        | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/powerpc/powerpc-e500mc.modules | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/powerpc/powerpc-smp.modules    | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/powerpc/powerpc64-emb.modules  | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/powerpc/powerpc64-smp.modules  | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/ppc64el/generic.modules        | 1 -
>  debian.master/abi/4.4.0-64.85/s390x/generic.modules          | 1 -
>  debian.master/config/config.common.ubuntu                    | 2 +-
>  14 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 14 deletions(-)
> 


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