Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

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Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by tor » 10 Feb 2010, 09:23

Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0
This is a new major upgrade. The upgrade is currently available only as a software upgrade. A new installer will follow shortly.

How to upgrade
To upgrade a running system, make sure you do not have any activities running such as uploads, downloads, print jobs etc. Then log in as admin in web-ui. Choose "settings" menu entry. Choose "Update" in the sub menu. Press the "Update" button.

Since the update service depends on root access to the MySQL database, if you have changed the default password the update will fail. If it has been changed run the update from the command line, default options should be ok, but you need to provide your MySQL root password.

When upgrade is complete a restart of the system is required for all changes to take effect.

New features and major changes

Wireless access point
The new software release contains support for Bubba|2 to act as an wireless access point when equipped with the hardware wireless add on. Note: There is a known issue that at this writing only G mode is supported.

Reworked network settings
When introducing wireless support to Bubba|2 major parts of the network configuration was rewritten.

Most noticeable are the changes to network profiles. Previously there where fixed router and server modes and a custom mode used to tweak settings. This has now been replaced by new router and server modes that allow the user to change all settings on network interfaces and an auto mode that tries to auto configure Bubba|2 for each different use case.

Upgrades
Upgrades to numerous packages, most significant:
  • Samba, windows file sharing, upgraded to 3.4.2
    • Should improve Vista/Win7 compatibility
  • Apache, web server, upgraded to 2.2.9
    • Should resolve download of large files >2GB
  • Linux kernel upgraded to 2.6.32.6
    • Wireless support
    • Should fix some problems with poor throughput on filetransfers.
    • Somewhat improved performance
  • Bubba album
    • Albums with limited access rights are only visible for uses that have access to them.
  • Horde web mail, calendar etc, is upgraded to version 3.3.5
  • Cups, printing system, upgraded to 1.3.8
  • Upgrades to several more packages.
Known issues
  • Wireless access point currently only supports G mode. A software upgrade will enable N mode.
  • Changing network profiles closes down Samba which results in no samba access until Bubba|2 is restarted.

wil
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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by wil » 10 Feb 2010, 10:37

This kernel exeption is normal?
[code]
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: Badness at c0028508 [verbose debug info unavailable]
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: NIP: c0028508 LR: d12a9228 CTR: c0028484
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: REGS: cf3e3d30 TRAP: 0700 Not tainted (2.6.32.6)
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: MSR: 00021032 <ME,CE,IR,DR> CR: 24244282 XER: 20000000
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: TASK = cf3705b0[2557] 'bubba-networkma' THREAD: cf3e2000
..
Feb 10 15:52:15 bubba kernel: --- Exception: 501 at 0x48008acc
[/code]

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by Krister » 10 Feb 2010, 11:12

Hi,

Apache2 wont start after upgrade and reboot.
Anyone else with the same problem?

# /etc/init.d/apache2 start
Starting web server: apache2apache2: apr_sockaddr_info_get() failed for mydomain
apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.0.1 for ServerName
[Wed Feb 10 17:07:55 2010] [warn] NameVirtualHost *:80 has no VirtualHosts
(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:443

/Krister

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by pa » 10 Feb 2010, 13:23

Krister,

This sounds like there is something corrupt in your apache config, can you post what sites are enabled?

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ls -l /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/
And Will, the exception is not normal, we will have to get back to you on that. Did this occur prior or after the required reboot?

/PA

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by Krister » 10 Feb 2010, 14:06

Hi,

I got apache running now, the installation was not complete so I had to do an dist-upgrade but not without errors. (see below) and I can't get samba to work.

solvang:/var/log/samba# apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B of archives.
After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up bubba-horde (3.3.5ex3) ...
dbconfig-common: writing config to /etc/dbconfig-common/bubba-horde.conf
Replacing config file /etc/horde/debian-db.php with new version
creating database backup in /var/cache/dbconfig-common/backups/bubba-horde_0.0.58.mysql.
dpkg: error processing bubba-horde (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of bubba-backend:
bubba-backend depends on bubba-horde; however:
Package bubba-horde is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing bubba-backend (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of bubba-frontend:
bubba-frontend depends on bubba-backend (>= 1.0.19); however:
Package bubba-backend is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing bubba-frontend (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
bubba-horde
bubba-backend
bubba-frontend
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
solvang:/var/log/samba#

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by wil » 10 Feb 2010, 14:14

Hi Pa,
pa wrote: And Will, the exception is not normal, we will have to get back to you on that. Did this occur prior or after the required reboot?
It is what I noticed from syslog after bubba was rebooted (after upgrading). The exception report was surrounded by avahi and ifplugd lines about not finding eth0 and eth1, like these:

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bubba avahi-daemon[2413]: Registering new address record for 10.1.1.100 on eth1.
bubba avahi-daemon[2413]: iface.c: avahi_server_add_address() failed: Not supported
bubba ifplugd(eth1)[2459]: client: SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
bubba ifplugd(eth1)[2459]: client: Failed to bring up eth1.
wil

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by citro » 10 Feb 2010, 16:45

cant acess my bubba trough the explorer window anymore.

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by RobV » 10 Feb 2010, 17:28

Via admin web-ui the update reached 99.64% then gave this message: "System integrity failure"
The update process then automatically restarted from scratch but remained at 0%.
After 15 minutes I gave up and performed a reboot and logged in as admin again.
The home page shows:
Version 1.2.4
The update screen shows:
Current package versions
bubba-frontend 1.3.0
bubba-backend 1.3.0
bubba-album 1.3.0
filetransferdaemon 0.50.19+b3
squeezecenter 7.4.1.dfsg1-6
When trying to update again I get following error message within a few seconds:
Failures found in package (dpkg) database, unable to continue with upgrade.
iF bubba-horde 3.3.5ex3 Horde installation for the bubba platform
Could it be related to the fact that I disabled horde?
It seems that everything works still fine.
But how to repair this system condition?
Regards, RobV

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by RobV » 10 Feb 2010, 17:34

By the way, I disabled horde by following carl's instruction:
... removing /etc/cron.d/bubba-horde
RobV

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by mcg » 10 Feb 2010, 20:56

OK, I did the web-based upgrade. Just for grins I ssh'ed over as root and watched the progress via this:

tail -f /var/log/dpkg.log

At about the point where bubba-horde was being upgraded I started getting this:

Was unable to connect to server; This is probably due to temporary shutdown of the webserver during upgrade. Please be patient. Will retry communication in 1 seconds...

Once bubba-horde was "half-configured" the connection was succesffuly re-established.

So, don't panic if this happens to you! Be patient. Or, do what I did and monitor the progress from a console.

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by mcg » 10 Feb 2010, 23:43

Uh-oh, this showed up in my syslog...

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Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: Badness at c0028508 [verbose debug info unavailabl
e]
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: NIP: c0028508 LR: d11ce228 CTR: c0028484
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: REGS: c0401cc0 TRAP: 0700   Not tainted  (2.6.32.6
)
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: MSR: 00021032 <ME,CE,IR,DR>  CR: 24002082  XER: 20
000000
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: TASK = c03d33e8[0] 'swapper' THREAD: c0400000
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: GPR00: 00000001 c0401d70 c03d33e8 cf9bfa28 0000000
6 00000036 00000001 00000000
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: GPR08: 00000000 c040d840 cf9c11e0 c0028484 24002082 1001a7f0 cf9542f0 00000040
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: GPR16: 00009032 cf9542c0 cf954000 000000ff cf954340 00000001 00000000 00000000
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: GPR24: fffff800 00000000 c99bc0a0 cf299800 00000000 cf9542c0 00000000 c0400000
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: Call Trace:
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401d70] [c0200cc0] 0xc0200cc0 (unreliable)
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401d80] [d11ce228] 0xd11ce228
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401d90] [c029b86c] 0xc029b86c
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401da0] [c02771b0] 0xc02771b0
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401db0] [c0277224] 0xc0277224
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401dc0] [c0201194] 0xc0201194
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401e10] [c0280a40] 0xc0280a40
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401e50] [c002860c] 0xc002860c
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401e90] [c0006230] 0xc0006230
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401ea0] [c00283f8] 0xc00283f8
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401eb0] [c00062d0] 0xc00062d0
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401ed0] [c0011c3c] 0xc0011c3c
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: --- Exception: 501 at 0xc0009304
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel:     LR = 0xc0009304
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401f90] [c0009280] 0xc0009280 (unreliable)
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401fb0] [c0003ea8] 0xc0003ea8
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401fc0] [c03a8788] 0xc03a8788
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: [c0401ff0] [00003438] 0x003438
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: Instruction dump:
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: 3929ffff 913f000c 80010014 83e1000c 38210010 7c0803a6 4e800020 3d20c041
Feb 10 22:41:04 bubba kernel: 3929d840 80090068 7c000034 5400d97e <0f000000> 2f800000 41beffa0 38000001

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by pa » 11 Feb 2010, 02:45

Citro, does the web-UI show the correct versions of all packages?
1.3.0?

Do you mean that you are not able to reach it in Internet Explorer or by "\\bubba"?

/PA

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by Krister » 11 Feb 2010, 03:19

Pa,

I have the same problem as citro. The Excito network is unreachable. There seems to be a samba problem.

Package name Package version
bubba-frontend 1.3.0
bubba-backend 1.3.0
bubba-album 1.3.0
filetransferdaemon 0.50.19+b3
squeezecenter 7.4.1.dfsg1-6

/Krister

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by Puma » 11 Feb 2010, 04:22

Carl,

Will synchronizing with horder - Thunderbird (lightning) work with this update??
Can we publish to horde? Kronolith with for example thunderbird with lightning.

Puma
We have made it working, and horde in claire does work; Though we havn't been able to release it into marielle yes due to limited time for full testing (wLAN takes most of our time at the moment).


When will horde in claire work?

Puma
It's up in the upcoming 1.3 release due in a couple of weeks
Linux is like a wigwam - no windows, no gates, apache inside!

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Re: Release notes for BUBBA|2 1.3.0

Post by pa » 11 Feb 2010, 05:20

Krister, discussing internally here, is it possible that you have changed the mysql root password?

If that is the case run the upgrade by hand from the command-line and enter the password as described in the release notes. This would fail the installation of horde thus terminating the upgrade process.

In recent versions there is a check on this, but if you upgraded from a version prior to 1.2.4, that check is not there...

/PA

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