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Re: daily debian-installer cds

On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 10:09:09PM +0100, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Stephen R Marenka píše v Ne 17. 02. 2008 v 13:57 -0600:
> > It looks like I can build the netinst cd at least. I'm building it daily
> > with daily d-i images and etch-m68k base packages.
> > 
> > It is as yet untested.
> Just tested on ARAnyM. With ARAnyM's internal LILO the kernel boots up
> fine but doesn't find NatFeat ethernet driver (probably not compiled
> in?) so it cannot continue with netinst... 

Fixed in 2.6.24-4, but d-i isn't using it yet.

> As soon as I exchanged the kernel for proven 2.6.18 it continued the
> installation process normally. Even the ASCII graphics looked much
> better (not like old Midnight Commander in UTF-8).
> The installation step "Selecting the keyboard" failed, but I didn't mind
> it.
> At last it stopped after selecting the Debian archive mirror - the
> reason is "Architecture not supported". Shouldn't this be fixed by the
> magic switch in the bootargs (I happened to forget its name).
> The ataboot/bootstrap method fails before even starting the unpacked
> kernel (on ARAnyM). Something weird is going on there.

A few aranym patches are still outstanding. If they aren't all in soon,
I'll build a cd with localdebs on it.



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

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