qemu-ppc-static assertion failure running second stage of debootstrap

Bug #1254736 reported by Ken Sharp on 2013-11-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
qemu-linaro (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Host: Ubuntu Precise amd64
Guest: Debian Testing powerpc

As debootstrap attempts to start the second stage for a powerpc guest, an assertion failure occurs.

I: Running command: chroot powerpc /debootstrap/debootstrap --second-stage
qemu-ppc-static: /build/buildd/qemu-linaro-1.0.50-2012.03/linux-user/signal.c:4338: setup_frame: Assertion `({ unsigned long __guest = (unsigned long)(ka->_sa_handler) - guest_base; (__guest < (1ul << 32)) && (!reserved_va || (__guest < reserved_va)); })' failed.
qemu: uncaught target signal 6 (Aborted) - core dumped
Aborted (core dumped)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: qemu-user-static 1.0.50-2012.03-0ubuntu2.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-33.48~precise1-generic
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-33-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.6
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Nov 25 14:16:45 2013

InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20130820.1)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: qemu-linaro
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :

ubuntu-bug automatically chooses qemu-linaro but I think this should probably be assigned to qemu.

affects: qemu-linaro (Ubuntu) → qemu (Ubuntu)
Serge Hallyn (serge-hallyn) wrote :

qemu-user-static in precise was in fact built from the qemu-linaro source.

affects: qemu (Ubuntu) → qemu-linaro (Ubuntu)
Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :

Works fine on an i386 host.
Linux homeserver 3.8.0-33-generic #48~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 24 16:31:16 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

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