[Filesystems-devel] Bug#844205: Bug#844205: aufs-dkms: I can't load the kernel module after upgrade from Jessie to Stretch.
Jan Luca Naumann
j.naumann at fu-berlin.de
Sun Nov 13 13:36:07 UTC 2016
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1. In the Debian archive there can be only one version of a package at
one time so there will be always only the version compatible to the
current kernel version. The upgrades are needed since there are new
development in the module and changes in the kernel interfaces.
Normally the linux kernel should be already be 4.8. in testing, too,
but it seems that there are problems with the package so the aufs was
unfortunately faster in testing.
2. There is a snapshot of the version 4.7+20160912-2:
Am 13.11.2016 um 14:06 schrieb Leo:
> Hi Jan, thanks a lot for your response! :)
> 2016-11-13 13:34 GMT+01:00 Jan Luca Naumann
> <j.naumann at fu-berlin.de <mailto:j.naumann at fu-berlin.de>>:
> The current version is packaged for the current unstable kernel,
> the problem in this case is that the kernel 4.8 is not migrated to
> testing yet. Please wait for the migration (see
> <https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/linux> ) and upgrade then to the
> kernel 4.8, then the module should be available.
> I suspected that the problem was this one.. XD
> I don't know exactly how the process "unstable -> testing" works,
> but I'd like to make some question:
> 1. why the aufs was upgraded before the kernel? Was the version
> for kernel 4.7 broken?
> 2. It's possible to be able to find in the repository also the
> previous version (for 4.7)? In order to be able to install the
> correct version for the kernel currently available in repository.
> What do you think? Thanks again for your help.
> Best regards, Leonardo Rossi
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