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0008158Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2023-01-23 21:24
Reportercaesarcipher Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityblockReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version2022.4 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0008158: Live-Builds Fail in Debian Environments
DescriptionI followed the directions from https://www.kali.org/docs/development/live-build-a-custom-kali-iso/#non-kali-debian-based-environment to configure an Ubuntu Server instance to be able to produce the Kali ISO. It worked for a while, but has been failing since sometime in November. I tried building the same project from Kali and it works without issue. I have been needing to open this ticket for a while and been putting it off, so sorry if all the required information is not present; I can provide additional details as needed.

The end of the build.log file when the build fails on the Ubuntu system contains the following:

Reading state information...
[2022-11-15 21:43:48] lb binary_linux-image
P: Begin install linux-image...
[2022-11-15 21:43:49] lb binary_memtest
P: Begin installing memtest...
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
Reading state information...
Suggested packages:
  grub-pc | grub-legacy memtester mtools
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  memtest86+
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 122 kB of archives.
After this operation, 13.0 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling/main amd64 memtest86+ amd64 6.00-1 [122 kB]
Fetched 122 kB in 0s (880 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package memtest86+.
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Preparing to unpack .../memtest86+_6.00-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking memtest86+ (6.00-1) ...
Setting up memtest86+ (6.00-1) ...
cp: cannot stat 'chroot/boot/memtest86+.bin': No such file or directory
E: An unexpected failure occurred, exiting...
P: Begin unmounting filesystems...
P: Saving caches...
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
Reading state information...
Build of kali-rolling/vm/amd64 live image failed (see build.log for details)
Steps To Reproduce*configure Ubuntu environment per instructions at https://www.kali.org/docs/development/live-build-a-custom-kali-iso/#non-kali-debian-based-environment*
git clone https://gitlab.com/kalilinux/build-scripts/live-build-config.git
live-build-config/build.sh --verbose

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