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Re: kernel-image*.udeb

Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 09:17:27AM -0700 wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 11:00:26AM -0700, David Kimdon wrote:
> > FYI I don't believe debian-installer has been tried on anything other
> > than i386.  Glad to have you abord :-)  Obviously it needs to support
> > all archs that debian supports.
> > 
> > -David
> Heh.  Well.. I'll tweak what I can to get it to work.
> I grepped through the debian directory of kernel-source-2.4.10
> and found no strings matching "udeb".  
That is because kernel-image-2.4.10-386-udeb source builds it.

> So I am at a loss
> as to how it (kernel-image*.udeb) was built for the i386 arch as well.

Since you are on powerpc you need to grab the source manually:
$ wget
$ tar -xzf kernel-image-2.4.10-i386_2.4.10-1.tar.gz
$ grep udeb kernel-image-2.4/debian/rules            
       for i in $$(dh_listpackages | grep --
-udeb\$$); do \

That sort of udeb logic then needs ot be integrated into the standard
powerpc debian kernels.  I'm cc'ing debin-boot because this isn't
obvious, but it is something that the other archs will need to do as
well so they can use debian-installer.


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