Re: newest debian-installer on XP1000
On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 10:39:28AM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 05:07:49PM -0400, Andrew Diller wrote:
> >>I used the one at:
> >>but I'll try again and leave some space at the top of the disk for
> >>aboot. What does it need, a few megs?
> >Less than 1MB. A single sector should be sufficient.
> I guess this should be fixed. I found it very confusing. Atleast when i
> say continue we should make aboot complain about this. It already
> complains about /boot not being ext2. Is it possible to add this check
> for a small partition there ?
> How are we planning to fix this ?
aboot-installer needs to be updated to force the creation of a small
partition #1 reserved for its own use at the front of the disk containing
the /boot directory.
I expect to work on this later in the month, but don't object to someone
beating me to it.