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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0003417Kali LinuxGeneral Bugpublic2020-12-01 10:48
Reporterfyzbyt Assigned Torhertzog  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Version2016.1 
Summary0003417: netboot fails when retrieving libc6-udev

When trying to boot off the most recent netboot install, the install fails giving a "Loading libc6-udeb failed for unknown reasons. Aborting" message. The debug console shows retrieving libc6-udev 2.23-1 and then segfaults.

After this point, all available menu steps fail on themselves, and the debug menu reports a segmentation fault. Using a seperate ptty to get a dump fails as it won't open a new terminal (just repeats "Please Press Enter to activate this console" and reports a segfault in debug.

Steps To Reproduce

Start install from netboot image.






2016-07-15 19:31

reporter   ~0005542

It does take additional steps between starting netboot and failure. Original error was reported with a preseed.cfg that would automatically set settings. Failure is at Partition Disks, and has been tried across several different systems with similar results.



2016-07-15 22:40

administrator   ~0005543

I just scheduled a rebuild of the debian-installer images to fix this. It's due to to the new libc6 switch (2.22 -> 2.23).

Please try again with the new ISO once contains version 20160516+kali1+b1.



2016-07-18 16:46

reporter   ~0005546

This appears to be fixed, after downloading the new netboot install, the process is successfully passing that step.

Thank you!


Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-07-15 19:20 fyzbyt New Issue
2016-07-15 19:31 fyzbyt Note Added: 0005542
2016-07-15 22:36 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2016-07-15 22:36 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2016-07-15 22:40 rhertzog Note Added: 0005543
2016-07-18 16:46 fyzbyt Note Added: 0005546
2016-07-18 19:35 rhertzog Status assigned => resolved
2016-07-18 19:35 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed
2020-12-01 10:48 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal