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Bug#263157: marked as done (debian-installer: Tries to install quik on RS/6000 PReP system)

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From: Jens Schmalzing <jensen@debian.org>
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Subject: debian-installer: Tries to install quik on RS/6000 PReP system
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Subject says it all.  This shouldn't happen, since the quik bootloader
is completely useless for PReP machines.  What is more, the machine
rebooted directly after that, giving me no chance to drop into a shell
and make the system bootable by hand (which would have been a simple
matter of dd'ing the compressed kernel image to the PReP boot

I would suggest to be more conservative when it comes to figuring out
the correct bootloader, and offer the user access to a shell as a 

Regards, Jens.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.7-power4-smp

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From: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
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Subject: Bug#263157: fixed in quik-installer 0.0.6
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Source: quik-installer
Source-Version: 0.0.6

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
quik-installer, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/q/quik-installer/quik-installer_0.0.6.dsc
  to pool/main/q/quik-installer/quik-installer_0.0.6.tar.gz
  to pool/main/q/quik-installer/quik-installer_0.0.6_powerpc.udeb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 263157@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> (supplier of updated quik-installer package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Wed,  4 Aug 2004 01:10:43 +0100
Source: quik-installer
Binary: quik-installer
Architecture: source powerpc
Version: 0.0.6
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
 quik-installer - Install quik on a hard disk (udeb)
Closes: 263157
 quik-installer (0.0.6) unstable; urgency=high
   * Colin Watson
     - Use ramdisk= rather than initrd=, per quik.conf(5).
     - Don't install on PReP systems (closes: #263157).
 9a3bb9c23fd936d48d8c2fba74a0d002 672 debian-installer standard quik-installer_0.0.6.dsc
 fb3a2cf7ca710ddc403efe186c8ba090 63979 debian-installer standard quik-installer_0.0.6.tar.gz
 9be29fb5adfd19c123a4d8f56a74a61d 50332 debian-installer standard quik-installer_0.0.6_powerpc.udeb
package-type: udeb

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Comment: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> -- Debian developer


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