Re: Woody Freeze Plans
Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 02:13:07AM +1000 wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 08:21:10PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > So, a theoretical (and overly optimistic) timeline:
> > 2001.02.15 - 2001.02.28
> > i386 boot-floppies updated for woody (and any other
> > architectures)
> > mips, hppa, ia64 get their architectures in sync and
> > work on boot-floppies, and work out if they're going to
> > release with woody or not
> > 2001.03.01
> > debian-cd folks preduce a "preview release" for i386,
> > and any other architectures that have vaguely functional
> > boot-floppies
> So, to no one's surprise, we've missed the first milestone for freezing
> Anyone have any idea how far we are from having some boot-floppies
> that can install woody on an i386 system? Regardless of quality, more
> or less...
I couldn't get past the debootstrap phase about a week ago due to missing
console-data. I haven't tried the new debootstrap, but if it can bootstrap
woody, then I bet i386 will work. I'll try it soon. Everything up to there
worked fine though.
> Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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