package installation-guide retitle 444017 Please point to the win32-loader standalone version as possible boot method for x86 tags 444017 +patch thanks tags Le Tuesday 25 September 2007 15:39:30 Jérémy Bobbio, vous avez écrit : > Package: installation-guide > Version: 20070319 > Severity: wishlist > > Hi! > > As win32-loader is now present on Debian CDs and DVDs, it should be > documented in the documented as a possible boot method for the relevant > architectures (i386 and amd64). > > This would fit in sections 5 and A of the installation guide. > > Cheers, Hi Jérémy, as far as I can tell, this is fixed by the 5.1.2 section. But now that the standalone flavour will be shipped as tools/win32-loader/stable/win32-loader.exe on the mirrors, this ought to be documented too. Hence retitling and tagging accordingly. Here would be a proposed patch: Index: boot-installer/x86.xml =================================================================== --- boot-installer/x86.xml (révision 66346) +++ boot-installer/x86.xml (copie de travail) @@ -81,6 +81,14 @@ </para><para> +It is also possible to run a small Windows executable that will download the +installer, collect some configuration options and modify the Windows +bootloader accordingly. Then, on reboot, one can start the installer. +This executable is available as tools/win32-loader/stable/win32-loader.exe on +the &debian; mirrors. + +</para><para> + If you use an installation CD or DVD, a pre-installation program should be launched automatically when you insert the disc. In case Windows does not start it automatically, or if you are using a USB TIA, cheers, OdyX -- Didier Raboud, proud Debian Developer. CH-1020 Renens email@example.com
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