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kernel-switcher... Maybe a bug? [Solved]

Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 22:41
by Matte88
Enabled sabayon-limbo just for fun... :mrgreen:

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# kernel-switcher switch sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.8
you get this message
>> +++ >>> (1/7) sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.8
>> ## Scompattamento: sys-kernel:linux-sabayon-3.8~1.tbz2
>> ## Package phase: setup
* Preparing kernel and its modules
>> ## Package phase: preinstall
* To avoid automounting and auto(un)installing with /boot,
* just export the DONT_MOUNT_BOOT variable.
* Assuming you do not have a separate /boot partition.
>> ## Installazione pacchetto: sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.8
>> ## [Official Sabayon Linux Standard kernel image]
>> ## Aggiornamento database: sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.8
>> ## Pulizia dei dati dell'applicazione precedente.
>> ## Package phase: postinstall
* Removing extents option for ext4 drives from /etc/fstab
* Updating boot splash for /boot/initramfs-genkernel-x86_64-3.7.0-sabayon
* Updating boot splash for /boot/initramfs-genkernel-x86_64-3.8.0-sabayon
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found background: /boot/grub/default-splash.png
Found linux image: /boot/kernel-genkernel-x86_64-3.8.0-sabayon
Found initrd image: /boot/initramfs-genkernel-x86_64-3.8.0-sabayon
Found linux image: /boot/kernel-genkernel-x86_64-3.7.0-sabayon
Found initrd image: /boot/initramfs-genkernel-x86_64-3.7.0-sabayon
No volume groups found

* You are currently booting with kernel:
* kernel-genkernel-x86_64-3.7.0-sabayon
* Use 'eselect bzimage' in order to switch between the available ones

* If you are upgrading from a previous kernel, you may be interested
* in the following document:
* - General upgrade guide:

* Updating module dependencies for 3.8.0-sabayon ... [ ok ]
* Please report kernel bugs at:
* The source code of this kernel is located at
* =sys-kernel/sabayon-sources-3.8.
* Sabayon Linux recommends that portage users install
* sys-kernel/sabayon-sources-3.8 if you want
* to build any packages that install kernel modules
* (such as ati-drivers, nvidia-drivers, virtualbox, etc...).
>> ## Pulizia: sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.8
Simply solved using

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# eselect bzimage set kernel-genkernel-x86_64-3.8.0-sabayon
I know I'm using testing repos, but assuming that kernel-switcher is a tool for automated kernel upgrades, maybe the script left over to check what bzimage use to boot?

Re: kernel-switcher... Maybe a bug?

Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 0:50
by Matte88
Ok, correcting me: explained here :pirat:
I apologize for the useless post, if some admin considers necessary to remove the discussion go ahead.