Re: Sparc d-i status
On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 11:26:06AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 08:21:18AM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 04:22:34PM +0100, Thomas Poindessous wrote:
> > > > I also remember (was it Thomas? Blars? hmmm...) mentioning that the
> > > > fdisk udeb wasn't getting loaded for some reason. I'm hoping that the
> > > > whole partman thing will make this silently go away before we get there.
> > >
> > > in fact, there is no fdisk-udeb for sparc (bug #228444 ), and there is
> > > no support for sparc in partitioner ( bug #228518).
> > Lovely! I've applied the patch in 228518 to CVS and marked it pending.
> > (It obviously still needs fdisk-udeb).
> > Hmm... Why don't we just use parted for now, until a better solution
> > comes around? It's in the archive, and AFAICT supports Sparc. (ia64
> > uses it right now, too)
> I know it supports sparc. I worked a long time ago to get the sun
> partition support into that.
Oh, you did write that ? I inspired myself from it when doing the amiga
partition table support. Thanks then, altough it was mostly casuality
which made me print the disk_sun.c file instead of another one.