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Re: D-I: two failed recent installations - please check

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 05:57:26AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 29 December 2006 02:40, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 03:43:40AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > We've recently received two installation reports for alpha where the
> > > initial boot from CD failed:
> > > - http://bugs.debian.org/403024
> > > - http://bugs.debian.org/404485

> The submitter of #404485 has now followed up that he's succeeded in 
> installing his box using "b dka600 -fl 1".

> Is this something that needs to be documented in the installation guide?
> (Maybe it already is; I've not checked.)

Yes, I think this should be documented in 5.1; currently the boot options on
the CD aren't mentioned.

Can I go ahead and make this change?

(Why is the installation manual being frozen before d-i RC2 is even

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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