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Fallout from new mkinitfs (OnePlus 6/6T, 8T, devices using Alpine kernels like the Raspberry Pi)

September 07, 2021 1 min. read

Regression from deploying new mkinitfs, the OnePlus 6/6T and 8T devices using kernels from Alpine run into errors while upgrading.

Binary packages with fixes should be available shortly.

Affected devices

Fixes

oneplus-enchilada, oneplus-fajita:

oneplus-kebap:

all other devices:

Possible errors

/boot/vmlinuz-* getting removed, resulting in:

Executing postmarketos-mkinitfs-1.0.2-r0.trigger
2021/09/08 19:36:53 Generating for kernel version: 5.14.0-rc6-sdm845
2021/09/08 19:36:53 Output directory: /boot
2021/09/08 19:36:53 == Generating initramfs ==
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including hook files
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including hook scripts
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including required binaries
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including kernel modules
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including splash images
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Writing and verifying initramfs archive
2021/09/08 19:36:53 == Generating initramfs extra ==
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Including extra binaries
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - *NOT* including FDE support
2021/09/08 19:36:53 - Writing and verifying initramfs-extra archive
2021/09/08 19:36:53 == Using boot-deploy to finalize/install files ==
2021/09/08 19:36:53 Unable to find any kernels at /boot/vmlinuz*
ERROR: postmarketos-mkinitfs-1.0.2-r0.trigger: script exited with error 1

OnePlus 6/6T: trying to flash boot.img before it was created with boot-deploy 0.1:

2021/09/08 20:32:20 == Using boot-deploy to finalize/install files ==
==> kernel: device-tree blob operations
==> kernel: appending device-tree qcom/sdm845-oneplus-enchilada
==> initramfs: creating boot.img
==> Flashing boot image
Flashing boot.img to 'boot_b'
dd: can't open '/boot/boot.img': No such file or directory
2021/09/08 20:32:20 'boot-deploy' command failed:
2021/09/08 20:32:20 exit status 1