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"invalid locale" warning on deployment-restbase02.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs
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$ ssh deployment-restbase02
Last login: Mon Jan  8 21:24:10 2018 from
krenair@deployment-restbase02:~$ sudo -i
WARNING! Your environment specifies an invalid locale.
 This can affect your user experience significantly, including the
 ability to manage packages. You may install the locales by running:

p   sudo apt-get install language-pack-en
   sudo locale-gen en_GB.UTF-8

To see all available language packs, run:
   apt-cache search "^language-pack-[a-z][a-z]$"
To disable this message for all users, run:
   sudo touch /var/lib/cloud/instance/locale-check.skip


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Krenair created this task.May 27 2018, 6:53 PM
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Krenair added a comment.EditedMay 27 2018, 6:54 PM

Where are these lines (example from 01):

Linux deployment-restbase01 4.9.0-0.bpo.5-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.65-3+deb9u1~bpo8+2 (2018-01-04) x86_64
Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie)
deployment-restbase01 is a Cassandra server (cassandra)
deployment-restbase01 is a Restbase-dev (labs) (restbase)
The last Puppet run was at Sun May 27 18:23:37 UTC 2018 (25 minutes ago).


mobrovac added a subscriber: mobrovac.

Not sure what that is about. Puppet runs fine, though.

Vvjjkkii renamed this task from Something is wrong with deployment-restbase02.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs to y6baaaaaaa.Jul 1 2018, 1:07 AM
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mobrovac renamed this task from y6baaaaaaa to Something is wrong with deployment-restbase02.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs.Jul 1 2018, 11:08 AM
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Krinkle renamed this task from Something is wrong with deployment-restbase02.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs to "invalid locale" warning on deployment-restbase02.deployment-prep.eqiad.wmflabs.Jul 7 2018, 7:46 PM
mobrovac closed this task as Resolved.Jul 30 2018, 7:17 PM
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mobrovac edited projects, added Services (done); removed Services (later).

Not happening any longer after fixing T186750: Reset RESTBase deployment-prep environment.

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-releng) [2018-07-30T19:34:20Z] <Krenair> copied /etc/pam.d/sshd from deployment-restbase01 to deployment-restbase02 to fix missing MOTD, T195709