Re: NEWS for debian-boot
On Jan 18, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > The boot-floppies archives will all create a ./debian/ directory
> > > with booter, kernel, sysmap, ramdisk and the rescue and drivers
> > > image in them. Just rename that to amiga/atari/mac and you're
> > > set. For Mac, only the booter and preferences need to reside on a
> > > HFS type fs.
> > OK. I think the mkhybrid stuff makes the entire disc readable as HFS
> > for Macs and ISO9660/RockRidge for everyone else. But I'll
> As long as mkhybrid has a way to write MacBinary or BinHex files to the
> HFS view of the fs and convert them in the process, fine. What disk names
> are possible for ISO, i.e. can we use "Debian/68k 2.1" ??
I think the / would break on Amigas (it's the directory separator);
maybe "Debian_m68k 2.1" or "DebianM68k 2.1"?
> > I dunno when this will be ready for testing... I'm currently trying to
> > get the entire binary-m68k tree sucked down my 56k modem overnights
> > using rsync; I'm currently most of the way through libs. Hopefully
> > I'll be ready to burn a CD or two (I'm guessing that I'll need two for
> > all of the m68k packages) by the end of the week at the latest.
> We just need to make sure the install and main stuff fits on one CD. Do you
> think that can be done ??
I don't know if /all/ of main will fit on one CD on m68k. I'll try my
damnedest though. My guess is that a lot of the docs packages could
be pushed onto a second (read non-essential) CD. I've already saved
about ~20M by throwing off the useless kernel-source packages for
versions other than 2.0.33. BUT I can't say anything definite until I
have everything here...
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