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Re: [RFH] Test of RC1 images prior to announce

On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 14:51 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote: 
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 01:42:13AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 17:29 -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote: 
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> >> Please give it a try:
> >> 
> >> http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/.squeeze_di_rc1/
> >
> >A bit late but I tested the images from
> >http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/squeeze_di_rc1/, which I guess are the
> >same, under Xen.
> >
> >debian-sq-di-rc1-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso is missing the i386 and
> >amd64 di kernel modules. This has happened before on and off and AFAIK
> >is simply due to the overall size of the stuff on the CD so I'm not sure
> >what to suggest.
> >
> >debian-sq-di-rc1-i386-amd64-source-DVD-1.iso works fine under Xen.
> OK, thanks very much for the testing. As I suggested a while back, I
> don't see a useful way for the m-a netinst to continue with powerpc
> support. I'm going to drop that and make it just amd64/i386 from this
> point forward, unless anybody has any bright ideas for an alternative.

I tested the daily build (sid) debian-testing-amd64-i386-netinst.iso as
32 and 64 Xen guests and all was well.

> That'll also mean that the m-a netinst should work as an isohybrid
> image then; previously it was impossible due to conflicts in the space
> needed for both Mac and PC booting (sector 0).

That's a nice bonus I guess!


Ian Campbell

Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a
fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.
		-- Montesquieu

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