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Re: Bug#986009: installation-reports: document qemu workarounds and bug in newer d-i image

On 3/27/21 10:18 PM, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> The debian-installer tarballs are completely untested. We have ISO images
>> in the snapshots folder which you should use.
> Yeah, I did that later. The tarball there was the first thing I found,
> though, and its ISO subdirectory contains only kernel and initrd :/
> In contrast to e.g. ppc64el, which ISO to use is hard to figure out.
> (As I wrote, the latest ISO didn’t work, I had to use an older one.)

I'm basically maintaining this as a one-man army while the release architectures
have lots of people taking care of the development and testing.

>> If the nic-modules package is missing, it needs to be added to the pkg-list
>> for d-i for netboot.
> No, this was the ISO subdirectory, not netboot, I use -net nic -net user
> and so don’t have netboot set up. This is a throwaway VM for a oneshot.

In any case, you used the wrong image.


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