Re: d-i daily build fails when building initrd (PowerMac7,3)
On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 08:53:30AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > Solution is to fix partman-prep, and see if yaboot-installer behaves then, or
> > > > to see if the excessive ramdisk size created by initramfs-tools caused the
> > > > compressed kernel + builtin initrd to cause trouble with the OFs installer.
> > >
> > > My bet would be on the latter. That should be fairly easy to test.
> > partman is one of the most ugly and spaguetti-like code to play with, i wish
> > you luck with it.
> Never said I'd play with partman. I'll test a recent netboot CD, and
> I'll play with yaboot size limits, that's all.
> > Nope, the size limit seems to be in the kernel+builtin initrd put onto the
> > prep partition.
> I don't understand why there is any need to place kernel and ramdisk on
> the PREP boot partition at all.
Well, it should work, the problem is that yaboot-installer is hosed, probably
because of the partman-prep issue. Fix partman-prep, and all should be fine.