Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big
On Friday 09 July 2010, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> What I've done for now is drop the -486 kernel flavour from the m-a
> netinst. From a test build I've just done, everything fits on a single
> CD again, even with firmware included. If people want to install from
> a netinst onto a pre-686 machine then they'll need to use the separate
> i386 netinst instead of the multi-arch version.
> How does that sound?
IMO it's a very bad idea to support a flavor in the installer itself and
then fail to install a working kernel for it for the target system and
thus create an unbootable system.