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Re: debian-installer on arm status

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          James <james@buffer.net> wrote:

> This is an interesting question. Is DI just for desktop/laptop style
> systems, or is/will it be used to
> bootstrap a small initial kernel onto all sorts of embedded (arm) boards?
> If DI is for a select few machines, then maybe a DI_lite ( or its
> equivalent) can be developed just to get a
> few things, such as serial port, ethernet tftp, etc working on wide 
> variety of Arm_boards? It would be especially

d-i is primarily for stand alone nominally "desktop" machines.  You
want to take a look a debootstrap, which will let you construct a basic
filesystem for any ARM machine.

Peter Naulls - peter@chocky.org        | http://www.chocky.org/
GCC for RISC OS                        | http://hard-mofo.dsvr.net/gcc/

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