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Bug#666090: [installation-guide] netinst does not fit with boot.img.gz

reassign 666090 debian-installer

Filipus Klutiero, le Wed 28 Mar 2012 12:38:17 -0400, a écrit :
> Package: installation-guide
> Severity: normal
> According to 4.3.1. Copying the files — the easy way:
> >A second disadvantage is that you cannot copy a full CD image onto the USB
> >stick, but only the smaller businesscard or netinst CD images.
> http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/ch04s03.html
> Unfortunately, the i386 netinst, which now weighs 231 MB, does not fit
> anymore on the 256 MB partition created by the 31 MB boot.img.gz,
> unsurprisingly.
> Either the boot.img should only support businesscard images, the netinst
> should be sized down, or boot.img.gz should create a larger partition. I
> notice that 256 MB USB sticks are actually still being sold. An alternative
> would be to provide several boot.img, for varying sizes. 1 GB would be fine
> for me.

I'd say we still want netinst to fit, i.e. the solution would rather be
to increase boot.img.gz, thus reassigning to debian-installer.


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