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Bug#358532: installation-reports: sparc ultra 1 reboot fails

On Thursday 13 April 2006 22:35, Markus Ingvarsson wrote:
> Does this mean the initrd is corrupt? Possibly because of endian
> differences between the sparc and the x86 host, or special demands on
> the initrd format, which are not met when using cpio and gzip manually.

Sounds possible.

> The interesting question is really, where is the initrd generated by
> d-i? Where would it be a good idea to try making the needed
> modifications? It wouldn't be enough just adding a register-module
> command to the hw-detect script, would it?

You can use the resue option of the installer to get into a chroot of the 
installed system.
Then mount /proc and /sys (and other partitions if needed), add esp 
to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules, and regenerate the initrd using 
'update-initramfs -u' (you may need the -t and -k options too; see 

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