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Re: Serial console install - Best practice?

Alex Owen wrote:
> Is the best practice for serial conosle installs with d-i to use

That depends on the speed of your serial console and whether the image
supports that frontend. The default frontend is usable even at 9600

> Currently the stanzas in
> netboot/debian-installer/i386/pxelinux.cfg.serial-9600/default look like
> label linux
> 	kernel debian-installer/i386/linux
> 	append vga=normal initrd=debian-installer/i386/initrd.gz ramdisk_size=9372 root=/dev/rd/0 devfs=mount,dall rw console=ttyS0,9600n8  --
> I don't understand the "--" at the end of the append line.

This is used to signal the beginning of any parameters the user may type
by hand, which are also passed to the kernel when booting the installed

see shy jo

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