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Bug#542840: Win32 installer only looks for ISO in CD/DVD drive

On Fri, 2009-08-21 at 21:51 +0200, Robert Millan wrote:

> > Would it be possible to configure the Win32 installer to use the same
> > behaviour as the hd-media installer?
> The win32 installer doesn't implement this behaviour.  It merely setups
> the system to boot the D-I that came with the CD.
> If the D-I that came with the CD is a CD installer, it will behave like a
> CD installer.  If it's an hd-media installer, it'll behave like an hd-media
> installer, etc.
> If it's useful to D-I, it could preseed a debconf parameter to let D-I know
> it's being run by win32-loader, but what you want can't be done by win32-loader
> itself.

Thanks for the explanation. It just seems to me that one downloads an
ISO, and we should no longer assume than an ISO is only used as a
physical CD. So the installer should not assume that it is running from
a physical CD, and should include hd-media's behaviour. 

Just my 2p.


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