Re: Debian Installer - Etch Beta 3 release
>On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 10:29:44PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
>> (Please reply only to d-boot and optionally the relevant port list.)
>> Hello d-i porters,
>> Now that 2.6.16-15 kernels have been uploaded to unstable (using a
>> linux-2.6.16 source package), we can start thinking about the Etch
>> Beta 3
>> release of D-I.
>> Currently all architectures, except for arm, have built 2.6.16-15 and
>> should be available from the mirrors tomorrow.
>> Please rebuild and upload your kernel udeb packages against these new
>> kernel images as soon as possible. Note that there have been some
>> changes in kernel-wedge which may affect your builds.
>> Note also that 2.6.17 has been uploaded to unstable as well (currently
>> NEW). Do _not_ build the kernel udebs against that, but against
>> If you have a chance to run some tests using daily images after the
>> kernel udebs have been uploaded, that would be very much appreciated.
>> I will post a more detailed release plan as soon as it is clear when
>> 2.6.16 kernel packages will migrate to testing. Some information about
>> Beta 3 is already available from .
>> If there are any issues for your architecture that we should be aware
>> please let us know.
>yaboot-installer seems to have a minor bug which make it generate
>file, which are not recognized by ybin and/or cause yaboot to die after
>These were the magicboot which ybin doesn't like together with a raw
>(that is, inside a PReP boot partition), like is done on IBM CHRP
>and the yaboot.conf had a line containing just :
>which yaboot disliked heavily and thus failed to parse the yaboot.conf
>and discarded it.
>Apart from that, d-i seems to work nicely on the JS21 and probably other
>64bit power/powerpc machines, not sure about iseries though.
I just wanted to remind you of yaboot CD booting issue I described in
It's still there in recent D-I daily builds and is valid for recent
and older IBM CHRPs:
a local rebuild yaboot binary successfully boots from CD.
Re-uploading yaboot should help fixing this issue.