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Bug#405572: PowerPC, prep flavor: missing root= boot option after install


>On Saturday 06 January 2007 12:32, Ulrich Teichert wrote:
>> > Can you test if creating a file /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/prep-root
>> > with such a line works too? If it does, then that is much to be
>> > preferred.
>> I just checked out the d-i trunk, I'll see what I can do.
>You don't really need to build a new package for this. You can also just
>create the file manually from a shell after the base system installation
>is done.

OK, will do.

>I think the attached patch will do the job as the final solution. It is a
>bit heavier than strictly needed because of some backwards compatibility
>support (that needs to be cleaned up after Etch).
>If you'd like to quickly test the principle after using the installer,
>try manually adding (using nano) the following (simplified) code in:
>It should be added just after the resume partition is configured.
>@@ -767,6 +767,14 @@
>                                echo "RESUME=$resume" >> $resumeconf
>                        fi
>                fi
>+               # Set PReP boot partition
>+               if [ "$SUBARCH" = prep ] && [ "$rd_generator" = initramfs-tools ]; then
>+                       prepconf=/target/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/prep-boot

I think that you wanted to type prep-root here and that's just a typo, right?
The same typo is in the proposed-production patch,

Dipl. Inf. Ulrich Teichert|e-mail: Ulrich.Teichert@gmx.de
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