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bug#28399: [PATCH 1/2] services: mysql: Fix missing modules on activatio
bug#28399: [PATCH 1/2] services: mysql: Fix missing modules on activation.
Sun, 8 Oct 2017 17:34:31 +0100
On Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:26:05 +0200
address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) wrote:
> Christopher Baines <address@hidden> skribis:
> > On Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:21:51 +0200
> > address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) wrote:
> >> As you can see,
> >> /gnu/store/9whwwppmb2sjfsy0967s627bzgdfl8bc-guile-static-stripped-2.2.2/share/guile/2.2,
> >> which is at the tail of %load-path, is missing from the root file
> >> system, hence the failure.
> >> To work around it, we’d have to either ensure that
> >> ‘guile-static-stripped’ is on the root file system, or adjust the
> >> load path when we switch roots, or (simplest solution) pre-load
> >> (ice-9 popen) before ‘switch-root’.
> >> To be continued…
> > Awesome investigation Ludo. This explanation could match what I was
> > experiencing when using the mysql service on GuixSD. Sometimes after
> > running guix gc, the system wouldn't boot. This could have been
> > because the guile package needed by the initrd was removed from the
> > store.
> > Given that the initrd has a dependency on this guile, but it doesn't
> > reference it because its compressed,
> It’s not just that: the initrd embeds a self-contained store; it does
> not contain references to the “outer” store.
> > how about adding a explicit reference to the guile used? I've
> > attached a patch, and this looks to fix the issue as far as the
> > mysql service is concerned.
> > From f313f80407039efb215c18de99ee36696528e98a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00
> > 2001 From: Christopher Baines <address@hidden>
> > Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2017 09:52:24 +0100
> > Subject: [PATCH] linux-initrd: Ensure that the guile used in the
> > initrd referenced.
> > By referencing guile from the initrd, it will be present in the
> > store when this initrd is used. If the exact guile used within the
> > initrd isn't present in the store, then after root is switched
> > during the boot process, loading modules (such as (ice-9 popen))
> > won't work.
> > * gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm (expression->initrd)[builder]: Write
> > out a file called references in to the initrd derivation, which
> > includes the store path for guile.
> > + ;; Due to the compression, the references to the
> > dependencies are
> > + ;; obscured, so write them out uncompressed to a file.
> > + (call-with-output-file (string-append #$ output
> > "/references")
> > + (lambda (port)
> > + (map (lambda (reference)
> > + (simple-format port "~A\n" reference))
> > + (list
> > + ;; The guile used in the initrd must be
> > present in the
> > + ;; store, so that module loading works once
> > the root is
> > + ;; switched.
> > + #$guile))))
> That’s very smart!
> I think you can remove ‘map’ here since Guile will probably be the
> only thing we want to refer to.
> Make sure to refer to this bug in the commit message and in the
> OK to push with these changes, thank you!
Awesome :) I think I've made these changes, and I've now pushed this
change, along with the simple MySQL test that now passes.
I'm very glad that this issue should be resolved now.
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