problem with linaro-media-create

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at
Tue Mar 8 17:04:37 UTC 2011

On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 05:39:27PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2011, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > I just added this one, and it does not help.  The l-m-c still fails at
> > the last step.
> > mkimage: Write error on /tmp/tmpUiR_m1/boot-disc/uImage: Success
>  This error sounded a bit weird; I checked the u-boot sources, and this
>  string is used in a bunch of places, but essentially it's either on
>  write() or on close() that this fails.  I bet it's on write() as I
>  don't see close() failing without an useful errno, but I could imagine
>  the write tests failing:
>         if (write(ifd, tparams->hdr, tparams->header_size)
>                                         != tparams->header_size) {
>                 fprintf (stderr, "%s: Write error on %s: %s\n",
>                         params.cmdname, params.imagefile, strerror(errno));
>  notably if this is a partial write.
>  We could change mkimage's write()s to actually account for the number
>  of bytes written rather than just failing when not all bytes were
>  written.
>  Could you log a bug on the u-boot package on that one?  Or rather,
>  could you check before hand where your mkimage comes from?
>     dpkg -S `which mkimage`
>     apt-cache policy name-of-the-package-returned-above
$ apt-cache policy uboot-mkimage
  Installed: 0.4build1
  Candidate: 0.4build1
  Version table:
 *** 0.4build1 0
        500 maverick/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status


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