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Re: ssh support for notebooks :) --> screen?

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 11:00:52PM +0200, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 01:07:21AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 01:25:21AM +0200, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > openssh-client-udeb is sufficient for me. I only meant some SCP like
> > > functionality.  I really doubt needs to login to another machine from a
> > > machine running on initrd.  So really stripped down ssh shall be enough
> > > (no X forwarding etc.) 
> > 
> > Sure, although some people (e.g. me :-)) do like to be able to log into
> > other machines from the middle of a d-i install. You can use that
> > facility to ask for help, for instance.
> That is a very good point.  There is no man nor info on d-i process.
> Hmmm... How come I missed it.  I guess I was only looking for
> ssh-client-udeb.  It did not hit me to look under "o".  Thanks.

The udebs are running in advance of renaming that will eventually happen
to the normal packages too.

> > > By the way, speaking of basic functionality of initrd, I do not see
> > > "screen" command missing in initrd nor in pool/* as udeb.  I wonder how
> > > you are handling some operations which kill the remote terminal
> > > connection used for the install.
> > 
> > We don't perform such operations. :-)
> I do not have Big IBM here either.  But someday when I want to boot
> broken LCD old notebook PC, I may need it.

Well, it shouldn't be much of a problem anyway. main-menu saves its
state between menu items.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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