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Bug#670530: debian-installer-6.0-netboot-armel: missing support for LaCie NASes (Kirkwood)

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:25:50AM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Simon Guinot <simon@sequanux.org> [2012-04-26 16:09]:
> > I understand that creating the netboot image is wrong because the
> > network-console image already includes the same installer (plus the
> > network console). Isn't it ?
> It's not wrong per so but I think it doesn't make sense to generate
> the netboot image when the majority of users will use network-console.
> Those with a serial console can always use the network-console image
> and then perform the installation on serial rather than via SSH.
> > There is no recovery mode available on the Kirkwood LaCie devices. If
> > the Debian system breaks, a recovery system must be loaded from the
> > U-Boot console (serial or network).
> Is there a page describing how to use the u-boot console via the
> network?

There is some informations at http://lacie-nas.org/doku.php?id=uboot
in the subsection "Connect to U-Boot via netconsole".

It is quite thin but I will write a full documentation on how
installing/rescuing Debian on a LaCie NAS.

Else, there is


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