Massive breakage on my system with April 1st updates
Christopher Halse Rogers
chalserogers at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 01:13:02 BST 2008
On 4/2/08, Conrad Knauer <atheoi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not an April Fool's joke... or if it is, I'm not laughing ;)
> Today I lost:
> - sound (due to latest kernel, linux-image-2.6.24-13-generic;
> selecting 2.6.24-12 in GRUB gets sound working)
> - most of my GNOME theme settings (because several theme-related
> packages upgraded?)
> - compiz (possibly related to one or both of the above?)
> It is a bit disconcerting to me that this is happening so close to release...
You manually installed the 2.6.24-13 kernel, right? Browsing the
linux-meta source package on Launchpad shows that it still depends on
2.6.24-12. You probably haven't installed the various other 2.6.24-13
packages (linux-ubuntu-modules - where your sound driver lives,
linux-restricted-modules - where your graphics driver probably lives),
or they haven't yet been built. Once they're all built, linux-meta
will be updated to depend on the -13 kernel packages, and will
automatically pull in the new kernel + necessary associated packages.
I haven't seen any problems with GNOME theme settings. This may be
related, or may be a real bug - it's difficult to tell.
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