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Re: Debian installer [Was: Re: Support for amd64 on ftp.debian.org?]

On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 18:16, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 10:35:04PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > The 2.4 kernel doesn't have support for devfs on amd64.
> > It looks like it's corrupting memory and therefor disabled.
> > Because we don't have devfs support we can't mount the initrd.
> Furthermore DI needs devfs in a couple of places, it was designed 
> around it. The partitioner for example uses it to find the disks. 
> Without devfs, DI simply is non-functional. 

I gather it should be portable to a udev-based devfs-alike namespace?


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