reassign 401271 partman-auto retitle 401271 Separate boot partition not needed for prep systems tags 401271 + pending thanks On Saturday 02 December 2006 10:47, Sven Luther wrote: > Comments/Problems: > 1) PReP machines need 2.6.18 based -prep kernels, as thus, a unstable > install will do it, and a testing/etch install needs some work. Should be solved as soon as 2.6.18 migrates to testing. > 3) /boot separate partition in RAID/LVM/Crypto cases is wasted, since > the kernel will anyway reside on the PReP partition. Reassigning to partman-auto; have deleted definitions for /boot partitions in powerpc-prep recipes. > 4) PReP boxes don't know how to set command line options, so there is > need to set it inside the ramdisk (not supported by initramfs-tools, > but supported by yaird), so they need to be given by hand at the kernel > bootwrapper kenrel args prompt. (This is a initramfs-tools bug, maybe > RC ?). I've seen a sparate bug filed for this. > Now, about the workaround, currently you need to : > > 1) as soon as the base system is installed, when you are in the > tasksel dialog, go to console 2, chroot /target, install lftp or some > other tool and get the unstable mkvmlinuz and linux-image-2.6.18-3-prep > kernels. Why install lftp? Just use wget...
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