Seed the correct Q LTS backport kernel meta package in the 12.04.2 point release

Bug #1026831 reported by Leann Ogasawara
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
debian-installer (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Canonical Foundations Team

Bug Description

Seed the correct Q LTS backport kernel meta package(s) in the 12.04.2 point release

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
assignee: nobody → Tim Gardner (timg-tpi)
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-12.04.2
status: New → Triaged
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Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote : Missing required logs.

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. From a terminal window please run:

apport-collect 1026831

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: Incomplete → Triaged
tags: added: bot-stop-nagging precise
Revision history for this message
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) wrote :

The correct meta package is linux-hwe-generic which references both the kernel image package as well as the headers package. Alternatively, linux-image-hwe-generic only references the kernel image package.

affects: linux (Ubuntu) → debian-installer (Ubuntu)
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: In Progress → Invalid
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu Precise):
assignee: Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) → Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations)
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu Quantal):
assignee: Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations) → nobody
importance: High → Undecided
Revision history for this message
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

From the UDS discussions, I had been expecting to see a per-backport metapackage with the backport source release represented in the package name, so that the automatic upgrade path is q->t, r->t, s->t. The linux-hwe-generic package here means users who install 12.04.2 will have to go q->r->s->t. I've raised this with the kernel team on IRC.

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Leann Ogasawara (leannogasawara) wrote :

I've set aside time tomorrow to hash this out further with my team.

Revision history for this message
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

As far as I know this is all sorted out now for 12.04.2.

Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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