Linux kernel debug information missing from Intrepid

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Fri Oct 31 20:55:39 UTC 2008

Hi Stefano,

Stefano Doni [2008-10-29 20:27 +0100]:
>    first of let me congratulate on the Intrepid release, you made a great
> work, as usual!

> I would like to bring to your attention though that Intrepid seems to lack
> the linux-image-debug package. This is needed in order to use the Systemtap
> utility.
> I've filed a bug here:
> This is a regression from Hardy, which actually have that package.

In Intrepid it is now marked as a "debug symbol" package and lands at

However, I agree that you aren't the first one who complains about
this, and it isn't all that obvious how to find it.

Maybe some kernel package should at least ship a README to explain how
to find it?



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