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Re: [Xen-API] xapi dependency issues

To: Jonathan Ludlam <Jonathan.Ludlam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] xapi dependency issues
From: Matthias Blankenhaus <matthiasblankenhaus@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 14:11:09 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Jonathan Ludlam <Jonathan.Ludlam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Matthias Blankenhaus <matthiasblankenhaus@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>; "xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2011 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] xapi dependency issues

Dependencies should now be sorted. Took a bit longer than I expected as the blktap deb was additionally missing a required binary, so I couldn't test it properly.

I expect the problem with the modules.dep thing is that it's trying to run the init script after the install, and the init script contains a cheeky modprobe or two.

[matthias]  Does the failing of this modprobe have a negative impact on the installation / configuration of xapi  ?


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On 16 Sep 2011, at 17:43, "Matthias Blankenhaus" <matthiasblankenhaus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
To: Matthias Blankenhaus <matthiasblankenhaus@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Jonathan Ludlam <jonathan.ludlam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] xapi dependency issues

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:08 AM, Matthias Blankenhaus
<matthiasblankenhaus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi !
> I am trying to install xapi_0.1+1315480729-1_i386.deb from git hub and I
> realized that it depends on blktap-utils.
> I cannot find that pkg anywhere, except in an older folder on github:
> /XCP/debian/62. When downloading that version of blktap-utils
> and installing it, it seems to conflict with vhd-utils.
> My suspicion is that blktap-utils is outdated and needs to be removed from
> the dependency list of xapi.

Are you following:

Or are you trying something else?

[matthias]  Yes, I was following the instruction on that page, more specifically I downloaded the _latest_ bins
and attempted to install them into a Debian rootfs. All the other pkgs from latest installed just fine, except for
On that note, I think the dependency on blktap-dkms is also obsolete.  I was able to install the xapi pkg via this line:

# dpkg --ignore-depends=blktap-utils,blktap-dkms -i xapi_0.1+1315480729-1_i386.deb

One more thing,  there seems to be a dependency on a modules.dep from a particular kernel:

Setting up xapi (0.1+1315480729-1) ...
FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.32-5-amd64/modules.dep: No such file or directory

xapi still installs, though.  In my case, I do not even have kernel modules, but rather I have compiled everything into vmlinuz.



Todd Deshane

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