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Re: Debian Sarge Installation Manual

On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 01:42:17PM +0200, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> V ?t, 29. 07. 2004 v 20:36, Stephen R Marenka pí?e:
> > This applies to anyone who'd like to help make sure that the debian
> > installer actually works on m68k.
> > 
> > d-i's home page is at <http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/>.
> > 
> > m68k daily builds are at
> > <http://people.debian.org/~smarenka/d-i/images-m68k/daily/>.
> Could please someone with Atari (and their own working kernel) give it a
> try and tell me if the d-i works or not. I tried several last builds but
> it doesn't do anything. I am also wondering if it's OK that the ramdisk
> file of Sarge's d-i is only 4 MB large - Woody has 7 MB file (and
> works).

The 2.4-based ramdisks use shmfs (and pivot_root) for the actual
installation root. It comes out to be about 12MB.

Would it help if I built a kernel using your proposed patch?

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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