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Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 04:11:06PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
>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.

True. Any better suggestions?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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