Re: Debian installer [Was: Re: Support for amd64 on ftp.debian.org?]
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 12:42:26PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 06:14:51PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> > | 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.
> > That's not quite true. The m68k people need to use a 2.2 kernel
> > (hence no devfs), and have hacked their way around it.
> Well, we might be able to create a DI then, but IMHO this leads us to a
> dead road: we would hack scripts we will not use anymore as soon as DI
> is 2.6 enabled, having to redo the work then.
The road which Debian as a whole would profit most from is to help port
d-i to 2.6 along with porting it to amd64 I guess.