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Re: testing wanted: debian-installer, now with 2.6.15

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 10:47:12AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > As of two days ago, the debian-installer svn tree has been switched to use
> > Linux 2.6.15 exclusively on alpha, instead of the previous 2.4.27.  This
> > means that with the most recent daily builds, all installer images for alpha
> > are using 2.6 kernels *only*, and the current plan is that d-i beta2 will be
> > the same.  If you haven't tried 2.6 on your alpha yet, now would be a good
> > time so you can let us know if it doesn't work before we drop 2.4 for etch
> > completely.

> The installer runs 2.6, but it still installs the 2.4 kernel, and the
> 2.4 kernel is the only kernel on the alpha CD. Is this something you
> plan to fix later, or something you missed?

Something that occurred to me after I sent the mail. :)

> (I have the necessary changes to debian-cd to make it put on the 2.6
> kernels in my WC, but it also needs base-installer changes.)

Are there other base-installer changes that need to be made besides the ones
fjp already committed to teach kernel/alpha.sh about the 2.6 flavor?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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