Re: d-i daily build fails when building initrd (PowerMac7,3)
> > > Solution is to fix partman-prep, and see if yaboot-installer behaves then, or
> > > to see if the excessive ramdisk size created by initramfs-tools caused the
> > > compressed kernel + builtin initrd to cause trouble with the OFs installer.
> > My bet would be on the latter. That should be fairly easy to test.
> partman is one of the most ugly and spaguetti-like code to play with, i wish
> you luck with it.
Never said I'd play with partman. I'll test a recent netboot CD, and
I'll play with yaboot size limits, that's all.
> Nope, the size limit seems to be in the kernel+builtin initrd put onto the
> prep partition.
I don't understand why there is any need to place kernel and ramdisk on
the PREP boot partition at all.