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Re: armel installer

On Tuesday 27 February 2007 05:47, Joey Hess wrote:
> A build of d-i for the armel architecture is now ready for your
> installing pleasure. There are two download locations:
> http://people.debian.org/~joeyh/d-i/armel/images/daily/
> http://www.slug-firmware.net/a-dls.php
> Use the latter to install to a slug using the onboard ethernet.
> A few notes:
> * This installs armel, from the applieddata.net armel repository, which
>   is based on Debian sid. This port is not yet production quality. I
>   recommend only installing for testing/development purposes.
> * The repository is on Lennert's home DSL and may be slow or drop
> connection. Retrying steps can get past such failures.
> * It's only been tested on slugs and the ADS BitsyXB so far.
> * Not actually built daily yet.

Worked first time for me.

I had one problem where it timed out downloading the kernel but I presume 
that was just due to the load on Lennert's DSL line!

Is the kernel built with compatibility support for the old ABI or is it 
running at full EABI speed?



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