Bug#254996: base-installer: Smarter selection of the kernel to install on target
>>>>> On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:36:23 +0100, Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
Colin> On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 08:04:44AM +0200, Free Ekanayaka
>> 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:
>> For custom made CDs with a possible local pool, holding custom
>> kernels, it would be nice that the script recognises also names
Colin> My experimental kernel-selection branch should be able to
Colin> handle this, I think. At any rate it'll be easier to
Colin> persuade it to handle it than to persuade the current trunk
Colin> code ...
Thanks a lot for your fast reply.
I temporary worked around the problem, by introducing my own
kernel-image-2.4-XXX packages, but I'd like to try the experimental
How much experimental is it? Is it safe to grab it and replace the
version which comes with the beta4 d-i?