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Bug#305117: installation report

On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 06:28:01PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 03:09:53AM +0200, Peter De Schrijver wrote:
> > Debian-installer-version: 2005/04/17 rc3 netboot image
> > uname -a: Linux pisco 2.4.27-2-generic #1 Sat Apr 9 19:43:25 UTC 2005 alpha GNU/Linux
> > Date: Mon Apr 18 02:59:19 CEST 2005
> > Method: netboot from local server. installation from ftp.belnet.be
> > 1) Initial boot only worked after I changed the ramdisk size by giving
> > the ramdisk_size parameter. The image could be configured to give this
> > parameter automagically.
> What was the boot commandline that failed, and what did you set ramdisk_size
> to in order to get it booting?

Ok. I found the problem. The XP1000 SRM by default passes -fl a to the
boot command which causes aboot to replace the kernel flags by the
letter 'a'. This is overwrites the default commandline in the netboot
image :( Workaround is to set boot_osflags to "" before doing a bootp.


Peter (p2).

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