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Re: Proposal for integration of the graphical installer

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 08:28:21PM +0300, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> On 5/15/06, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> >On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:47:05PM +0200, Davide Viti wrote:
> >> Hi Sven,
> >>
> >> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:33:42PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> >> > I am not sure if g-i is booting on powerpc right now though, last we 
> >tried in
> >> > january, it crashed.
> >>
> >> Eddy tried an image dated May 11 and it did boot succesfully; colours 
> >are still
> >> messed up (not a surprise), but hopefully it should be fixed once 
> >gtk+directfb
> >> 2.10.x is out.
> >
> >Ah, nice ...
> >
> >This probably means we will never know what caused the problem though.
> Indeed, that is a problem, but I am not willing to go back in time to
> see what went wrong mostly because of the chaos surrounding the way
> the g-i images were built back then.
> In spite of that, „if you didn't fix it, it ain't fixed" comes back
> into my mind :( .

Yep, but hey, it works now. We also never really knew why it broke in the
first place, so ..

> >wonder which image Eddy tried though, from the new builder from Colin, or 
> >the
> >last known good one which frans copied from my builder. I guess it is the 
> >new
> >ones from Colin though.
> Colin's. If you still have the buider running I could test your image,
> too. Maybe we might catch some weird problems.

Yeah, i still have them running, mostly because i was too lazy to disable
them, especially now that Colin has the miboot stuff enabled.


Sven Luther

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