problems making liveCD with updated kernel

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Jan 4 03:53:11 GMT 2006

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 10:54:36PM +0000, Chip Piller wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been following the LiveCDCustomizationHowTo and am attempting to build a
> custom hoary and breezy liveCD.  
> Once I'm in the chroot, I do an apt-get update, followed by an apt-get
> dist-upgrade.  
> The apt-get dist-upgrade succeeds on breezy, I get errors though on hoary:
>  Errors were encountered while processing:
>  linux-image-2.6.10-6-386
>  linux-image-386
>  linux-restricted-modules-2.6.10-6-386
>  linux-restricted-modules-386
>  linux-386
>  linux-image-2.6.10-5-386
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> So, how to create a custom ubuntu LiveCD with updated kernel packages?

It's even trickier than this, since the kernel in the chroot must match the
kernel _and udebs_ on the CD.

This will become much easier with the new live CD infrastructure in Dapper.

 - mdz

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