reassign 457403 grub-installer forcemerge 445584 457403 thanks Quoting Chris Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org): > Package: debian-installer > Version: 20070308etch1 > Severity: important > > > Our cluster nodes PXE boot with the following parameters: > append initrd=debian/etch/DI/amd64/initrd.gz ramdisk_size=18000 root=/dev/rd/0 devfs=mount,dall rw console=ttyS0,57600n8 auto url=http://126.96.36.199/DI/preseed-etch-node DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text locale=en_US priority=critical interface=auto netcfg/dhcp_timeout=60 > > The serial console works for the initial install but the generated > /boot/grub/menu.lst won't have a console line. Adding the older sarge-style d-i > boot parameters doesn't help, either: > > debian-installer/console/type=serial debian-installer/console/serial/speed=57600 > > I've kludged around this in our preseed/late-command script: > > chroot /target sed -i 's/kopt=.*$/& console=ttyS0,57600n8/g' /boot/grub/menu.lst > > Although the effects are similar this doesn't appear to be related to #416310 > since we're using the full serial console parameter. This is indeed bug #445854.... It probably just needs someone to care enough and add the needed code to grub-installer to have it use the options passed to the d-i kernel and add them to the relevant menu.lst entries on the installed system.
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