Re: Debian Boot Floppies CVS: boot-floppies delaunay
Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> On 31 Jan 1999 22:11:13 -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> > Log message: Sparc versions of debian.txt & readme.txt. Need to be
> > translated.
> Is *anyone* working on user documentation for diskless installation in
> the Install Manual?
Don't know. I'm afraid I don't have time right now because I'm busy working
on releasing new bootdisks & making sparc cdroms available. Sorry.
> Does diskless only work on sparc? If so, why?
> As I read it, sparc supports the following installation methods.
> * tftp boot, nfs installation (why is this sparc specific?)
> * tftp + nfsroot diskless installation (why is this sparc specific?)
> * floppy
> * cdrom
They seem to be dedicated to sparc because I only work on that architecture.
I got messages from Nick Holgate <email@example.com> who is working on adding
these features to i386 arch.
> What about installation from a SunOS partition? Isn't that possible?
I'm afraid not. I din't work on that part. BTW I don't think it is really
important regarding other methods available.
> BTW, the Sparc release notes are of quite a high quality. I'll try to
> fold that in right now.
They are a bit out of date regarding the bug list because I did'nt have time
to update them.
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