John Hughes wrote:
Yup, I've obviously uploaded a half-way finished version of the 
distro/management stuff.
  
I've fixed the ssi-create bugs, it should work now.

You should probably start from scratch to make sure you're in a known state.

The mysterious "udev not updated" problem seems to have come back, so when you install OpenSSI be extra careful about checking whether the right udev has been installed.

When the initial ramdisk is made there are a few horrible messages, but they're not important:

Selecting previously deselected package linux-image-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp.
(Reading database ... 36391 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-image-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp (from .../linux-image-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp_1.9.6-8_i386.deb) ...
Done.
Setting up linux-image-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp (1.9.6-8) ...

 Hmm. There is a symbolic link /lib/modules/2.6.14-ssi-686-smp/build
 However, I can not read it: No such file or directory
 Therefore, I am deleting /lib/modules/2.6.14-ssi-686-smp/build


 Hmm. The package shipped with a symbolic link /lib/modules/2.6.14-ssi-686-smp/source
 However, I can not read the target: No such file or directory
 Therefore, I am deleting /lib/modules/2.6.14-ssi-686-smp/source

Running depmod.
Finding valid ramdisk creators.
Using /usr/sbin/mkinitrd to build the ramdisk.
cpio: initrd/lib/i686/cmov/libc.so.6 not created: newer or same age version exists
cpio: initrd/lib/libcluster.so.0 not created: newer or same age version exists
This command requires a CI/OpenSSI kernel.
This command requires a CI/OpenSSI kernel.
6320+0 records in
6320+0 records out
6471680 bytes (6.5 MB) copied, 2.05756 s, 3.1 MB/s
FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.26-1-686/modules.dep: No such file or directory
mke2fs 1.40-WIP (14-Nov-2006)
check_mntent_file: Can't open /proc/1/where
check_mntent_file: Can't open /proc/1/where
cpio: ./dev/ida: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: ./dev/ide: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: ./dev/scsi: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: ./dev/cciss: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: ./dev/md: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
cpio: ./dev/mapper: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
9932 blocks
/boot/initrd.img-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp.new:	 69.3% -- replaced with /boot/initrd.img-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp.new.gz
Running postinst hook script update-grub.
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub
Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default
Testing for an existing GRUB menu.lst file ... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst
Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ...
Found kernel: /vmlinuz-2.6.14-ssi-686-smp
Updating /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done