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Re: debian-installer for GNU/kFreeBSD

Robert Millan a écrit :
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 02:42:53PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Following the work of Luca Favetella [1] during the Google Summer of 
>> Code [2], I am happy to announce that a first version of the
>> debian-installer images are available here:
>>   http://temp.aurel32.net/d-i-kfreebsd/
>> Here are the SHA512 of the two images:
>>   754ab22022868a441e76c71d5a5c32b1bb0d5cb46ad7d8ca8da8b01bb5796d246bac34ad101d4f5c2e14798d526bbe93066207e1467efdbde59ccd72254129ce mini-kfreebsd-amd64-20090831.iso
>>   c1bfa136ce6caabf39dba989fde08b3388d92754fdd14c71079a3fa5f5ba2938a6f82df899e6c34ae1ef2646e15e4046683ee76544875c670296f0fa0f3b3045 mini-kfreebsd-i386-20090831.iso
>> Please test them and report problems here. If there are not too many
>> issues, we will make an official release, put the images on the
>> standard location [3] and make a wider announce (probably with "Bits
>> from GNU/kFreeBSD porters" on debian-devel-announce). You can find more
>> details about those images, including bugs or missing features, on the
>> wiki [4].
> Hi,
> Very nice!
> If you plan on making this the official installer, I would strongly
> advice against replacing the old installer completely untill "netinst"
> images are provided.  With "netboot" or "bussinesscard" builds, install
> process can break due to external changes in the archive, which seems
> highly undesireable.
> OTOH netinst is self-contained, and can even install without a network
> connection.

That's indeed something wanted, but I don't know how to produce such
images which already include a set of packages. If someone can help on
that, that would be appreciated.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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