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Bug#254996: base-installer: Smarter selection of the kernel to install on target

On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 08:04:44AM +0200, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> Package: base-installer
> Version: 0.082
> Severity: wishlist
> It seems that the postinst code currently chooses the right
> arch for a kernel only if the kernel packages are named like:
> kernel-image-(2.4|2.6)-(386|586tsc|686|k6|..)
> For custom made CDs with a possible local pool, holding custom
> kernels, it would be nice that the script recognises also names
> like:
> kernel-image-(2.4|2.6)-myflavour-(386|586tsc|686|k6|..)

My experimental kernel-selection branch should be able to handle this, I
think. At any rate it'll be easier to persuade it to handle it than to
persuade the current trunk code ...

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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