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 [email@example.com]