Debian Bug report logs - #724605
live-boot: BOOTIF option is effectively ignored & requires NETBOOT to be non-empty

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Package: live-boot; Maintainer for live-boot is Live Systems Maintainers <debian-live@lists.debian.org>; Source for live-boot is src:live-boot.

Reported by: Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>

Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:33:06 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version live-boot/3.0.1-1

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Live Systems Maintainers <debian-live@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#724605; Package live-boot. (Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:33:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Live Systems Maintainers <debian-live@lists.debian.org>. (Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:33:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: live-boot: BOOTIF option is effectively ignored & requires NETBOOT to be non-empty
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:31:09 +0100
Subject: live-boot: fsdfsd
Package: live-boot
Version: 3.0.1-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

1. BOOTIF option not used.
in file: 9990-networking.sh, line 57 there should be this change:
DEVICE=${device##*/}
change to
ETHDEVICE=${device##*/}

As you can see by the subsequent logic, it will basically ignore this 
setting and on a multi-interface
system possibily use the wrong interface to do ipconfig.

2. For BOOTIF to be used, it must pass
        if [ -z "${NETBOOT}" ] && [ -z "${FETCH}" ] && [ -z "${HTTPFS}" 
] && [ -z "${FTPFS}" ]
This will mean typical FAI setup's will as typically root will be set to 
root=/dev/nfs and in the script's this will always set
NETBOOT to nfs and hence BOOTIF won't be used.
BOOTIF should be considered even if NETBOOT is not empty.

By making these modification I can confirm typical FAI setup are working 
where multiple network interface exists.

-- Package-specific info:

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.1
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/24 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages live-boot depends on:
ii  live-boot-initramfs-tools [live-boot-backend]  3.0.1-1

Versions of packages live-boot recommends:
ii  live-boot-doc  3.0.1-1
ii  live-tools     3.0.20-1
ii  rsync          3.0.9-4
ii  uuid-runtime   2.20.1-5.3

Versions of packages live-boot suggests:
pn  cryptsetup    <none>
pn  curlftpfs     <none>
pn  httpfs2       <none>
pn  unionfs-fuse  <none>
ii  wget          1.13.4-3

-- no debconf information




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Bug#724605; Package live-boot. (Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:39:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>:
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Message #10 received at 724605@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>
To: 724605@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Duplicate of 724603
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:36:15 +0100
Please close this as this is a duplicate of 724603



Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Live Systems Maintainers <debian-live@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#724605; Package live-boot. (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:57:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Richard Nelson <unixabg@gmail.com>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Live Systems Maintainers <debian-live@lists.debian.org>. (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:57:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #15 received at 724605@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Richard Nelson <unixabg@gmail.com>
To: Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk>
Cc: 724605@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#724605: Duplicate of 724603
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:55:44 -0500
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merge 724603 724605
thanks



On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:36 AM, Ricky Chan <ricky@ricky-chan.co.uk> wrote:

> Please close this as this is a duplicate of 724603
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Merged 724603 724605 Request was from Richard Nelson <unixabg@gmail.com> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:57:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Disconnected #724603 from all other report(s). Request was from Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:27:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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