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Bug#255169: installation report: SGI Indigo2 (r4k IP22)



Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:

>> d-i should either workaround the "problem" (as I did), or it shouldn't
>> offer to create a /boot partition that will lead to a non-booting
>> machine :)
>
> Rather the latter, I think.

Yes, for a quick fix, as it shouldn't be /that/ hard to figure out if
/boot is on the same partition as / or not.

>> /boot makes sense in my case, because I intend to use XFS on this
>> machine, and I think arcboot doesn't handle XFS.
>
> If XFS is in a module, you still need a non-XFS /.

I build only non-modular kernels :) initrd is really no fun.

JB.

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