Bug#288897: elilo-installer: needs to remove 'do_bootloader = no' entry from kernel-img.conf
base-installer adds 'do_bootloader = no' to /etc/kernel-img.conf. With this
setting, kernel-image packages will no longer prompt the user to run ELILO
in their post-install. This means users will see no indication that the
kernel they just installed (which may contain a critical security fix, for
example) is not configured as the default kernel for the next boot.
lilo-installer sets the precedent of removing this setting in its postinst.
elilo-installer should probably do the same; although it seems to me that
base-installer has chosen the wrong default of disabling bootloader execution.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.9-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)