Jaunty Real Time Kernel fails immediately
reakinator at gmail.com
Sun May 17 15:33:47 BST 2009
Hi Luke, list,
I tried installing the kernel linked here and got the following error from
the package installer. Anyone know why? I only have the standard Jaunty
kernel installed, have not tried the rt (because it seems doomed).
Here is the error report:
Selecting previously deselected package linux-image-220.127.116.11-rt8-custom.
(Reading database ... 228217 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-image-18.104.22.168-rt8-custom (from
Setting up linux-image-22.214.171.124-rt8-custom
Hmm. There is a symbolic link /lib/modules/126.96.36.199-rt8-custom/build
However, I can not read it: No such file or directory
Therefore, I am deleting /lib/modules/188.8.131.52-rt8-custom/build
Hmm. The package shipped with a symbolic link
However, I can not read the target: No such file or directory
Therefore, I am deleting /lib/modules/184.108.40.206-rt8-custom/source
Finding valid ramdisk creators.
Using mkinitramfs-kpkg to build the ramdisk.
Running postinst hook script update-grub.
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub
Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default
Testing for an existing GRUB menu.lst file ... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst
Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ...
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-220.127.116.11-rt8-custom
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-11-generic
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-11-generic
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic
Found kernel: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Replacing config file /var/run/grub/menu.lst with new version
Updating /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/nvidia-common
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/nvidia-common exited with return code 20
Failed to process /etc/kernel/postinst.d at
/var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-18.104.22.168-rt8-custom.postinst line 1186.
dpkg: error processing linux-image-22.214.171.124-rt8-custom (--install):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Luke MacNeil <tcpsyn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Kjel Anderson <kjel.anderson at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I updated your bug report. There was someone in IRC who was having the
>> same problem. Do you know what motherboard you have? This fellow on
>> IRC and I had the exact same model.
>> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Susan Cragin
>> <susancragin at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> >>Hey list,
>> >>I'm sorry I don't have more information. There doesn't seem to be any
>> >>log information generated. I can't find anything on Google. The real
>> >>time kernel in Ubuntu Studio jaunty is failing immediately. It is
>> >>puking a lot of characters, but I had a hard time seeing a coherent
>> >>error message. If anyone can point me to a thread about this I would
>> >>be appreciative. I haven't tried any kernel parameters yet.
>> > It does the same for me and I will help if I can.
>> > Also filed a bug with Ubuntu. #366352.
>> > I eventually booted into Recover, dropped to the prompt with internet,
>> and loaded the generic kernel.
>> > sudo apt-get install linux
>> > Then booted from that into Studio. Perhaps booting into RT and then
>> re-booting into the generic one and reading the old log file?
>> > I'll give it a go.
>> > Sound had some problems under generic kernel. Have sound setting been
>> changed? Alsa wrappers?
>> > Susan
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> I was having this problem. I was able to roll an RT kernel that works. I
> threw it up on my webserver if anyone needs it, but I don't have much for
> bandwidth, so if someone could toss this somewhere, it'd be great.
> If you install vanilla jaunty, use this kernel, and then install the ubustu
> metapackages from the repos, all is well.
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