On Fri, 2009-09-11 at 14:09 +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote: > * Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-09-10 01:22]: > > > > Why? The /dev/ram* devices are not needed anymore for the early boot > > > > with 2.6 kernels, unless there is something fundamental I am missing > > > > this driver should become modular. > > > Apparently it used to be needed by debian-installer, but that doesn't > > > seem to be the case any more. If it's not, I'll change it to a module. > > > > Given the lack of response, I'm assuming this is OK to change. > > mips still uses an initrd for d-i but it sets CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y > explicitly in the mips config, so that's fine. > > I noticed that some i386 floppy images use ext2, but I've no idea > how the floppy images work. > > i386/floppy/net-drivers-1.cfg:INITRD_FS=ext2 > i386/floppy/net-drivers-3.cfg:INITRD_FS = ext2 > i386/floppy/cd-drivers.cfg:INITRD_FS=ext2 > i386/floppy/net-drivers-2.cfg:INITRD_FS = ext2 Is installation from floppies still supported? If so, can they be converted to using initramfs? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings This sentence contradicts itself - no actually it doesn't.
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