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Re: debian-installer and kernel status (pre- and post-sarge) on sparc

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 12:55:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Horms,
> > The current d-i kernel image is linux-kernel-di-sparc-2.6 0.05.
> > I am not sure which version of kernel-source this is based on,
> > as a quick glance of the .dsc seems to indicate that the
> > source dependancy is not versioned. However it too seems
> > to be missing "m5823" and thus seems to not have the patch.
> Yes, and unfortunately Josh's changelog entry is exceedingly vague; but from
> the date, it would have to have been built against k-i-2.6.8-sparc 2.6.8-6

Notice that i have adapted the powerpc kernels to copy the kernel-source
changelog into the kernel-image file, where it shows up as :


Maybe not the best naming scheme, but i believe we should make this a policy
as soon as possible, and include the kernel-source changelog always in the
kernel-images, so that there is no doubt of the above kind.


Sven Luther

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