On Tuesday 05 February 2008, dann frazier wrote: > On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 01:53:43AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote: > > Finally I created the etch-support udeb which does two things: > > 1) add an early base-installer hook script that sets the 'altmeta' > > template > > 2) add an partman init.d hook script that changes the default > > inode_size from 256 to 128 (only for i386 and amd64)  > > Is it known whether or not bootloaders on other archs (the etch > versions, in particular) are affected by this change? I'm wondering if > we shouldn't change the etch default to 128, except for archs with > etch bootloaders that are known to support 256. As you may have seen on the d-boot list I have changed this in the final version after a discussion with Ted Ts'o. I now include a complete replacement of the mke2fs.conf file that has the same defaults as current Etch. Besides the reverted inode_size default this also reverts the addition of the "ext_attr" feature. > > There are still things to decide, and IMO consensus on this should be > > reached soon! > > - The naming of the etch+1/2 kernel meta packages is now suddenly > > essential for the installer and should thus be decided on ASAP. > > We talked about this on #debian-kernel last week, and > linux-image-2.6-$flavor-etchnhalf had no objections. OK. It's now hardcoded in D-I, so no chance to change your mind anymore :-)
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