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Bug#255012: debian-installer: d-i tc1 still has broken busybox, unusable on all sparc machines made last 5 years

On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 01:41:02PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Blars Blarson (blarson@blars.org):
> > Package: debian-installer
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: renders package unusable

> > d-i tc1 downloaded from
> > http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/sarge_d-i/sparc/tc1/sarge-sparc-netinst.iso
> > still has the old broken busybox, when the fixed one has been in sid
> > for several weeks.  This broken busybox cannot load modules on
> > ultra-sparc systems, so all cdroms other than the mini are unusable.

> tc1 has been officially abandoned

> Given that these sparc-related problems are well-known and adressed, I
> don't really understand why a RC bug is filed, then.

> Please test the sid_d-i images at
> http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/sid_d-i/sparc/current/

> If the bug you report here is not in these, please close it.

It would be helpful to also know whether
http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/daily/sparc/current/ suffers
from the problem, so we can see whether there are udebs in sid that
still need to be pushed into sarge to fix this.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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