Re: Custom SPARC netboot image
On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 11:14:49PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Notice that there are 2.6.12 backports for sarge, including already
> build powerpc and x86 packages,
Good, although I'm comfortable building my own. (But on the other hand,
all my kernel-building experience is with x86, so maybe I'm not...)
> while 2.6.11 will be gone forever, the sooner the better.
What was wrong with 2.6.11?
> You can probably easier install sarge with the etch/sid installer, you
> probably just need to build those backported packages, and somehow add
> them to your local archive or something, and there are chance that
> this may work. No promise though, it may need some manual tweaking or
How do I tell the Etch installer to install something other than Etch?
> The third possibility is to install sid/etch in your future swap
> partition, and then debootstrap sarge on the normal system and then go
> from there.
How much space do I need to install an Etch capable of running
For reference, each of the machines has 1024 MiB RAM and 120 GiB disk.
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