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Bug#116411: Potato-Floppies for Alpha Systems broken

Please retain the CC to the bug tracking system.

Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de> writes:

> On Sat, 2001-10-20 23:15:04 -0400, Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore-devel.com>
> wrote in message <[🔎] oaitd9vg3r.fsf@arroz.onshored.com>:
> > Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de> writes:
> > > Well, yes. It installs (somehow...) the system. However, currently
> > > potato has no useful install floppies. I think that's more than
> > > only a slight problem. That's a biggie...
> Well, I wasn't really to install potato. I'm used to first install
> potato's base system, and then do an update to unstable *immediately*.


> > Sure, but I don't think I have any alpha porters working on Alpha/Potato
> > so, I don't think there's anything I can do.
> That would mean that there's currently no method of installing
> Debian stable on an Alpha system?

I don't know that for sure.  If you send me an Alpha system i'll be
happy to check it. :) Otherwise, I have to rely on the folks who use
Alpha.  I've CC'd the debian-alpha list.

> Bad... Was the disk set build manually, or are there any scripts
> etc. to build them for Potato on Alpha? I don't use potato any
> more (all machines run on unstable), but I'd do some work on
> the floppies if it isn't too complicated...

It's all built from the boot-floppies package.  There is CVS access to
that as well.  See

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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