Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-08-18): > Now, hurd-i386 doesn't need caring about; kfreebsd-* architectures are > looking quite badly already, so I won't change anything on those right > now. I expect arm* people to tell us whether any change is needed for > those, but since I see no menu anyway… This lefts us with powerpc > which has no menu either. > > => This means amd64 + i386 only, unless I'm missing something? > > > +</para><para arch="powerpc"> > > + > > +For &arch-title;, currently only an experimental <quote>mini</quote> ISO > > +image is available<footnote id="gtk-miniiso"> > > + > > +<para> > > +The mini ISO image can be downloaded from a &debian; mirror as described > > +in <xref linkend="downloading-files"/>. > > +Look for <filename>netboot/gtk/mini.iso</filename>. > > +</para> > > + > > +</footnote>. It should work on almost all PowerPC systems that have > > +an ATI graphical card, but is unlikely to work on other systems. > > => So no powerpc here I think. > > I'd have to check an actual installation image under emulation, maybe; > but I'm a bit too lazy for this right now. Worst case we could ping > debian-powerpc@ to make sure. I've now checked that indeed powerpc has had a graphical target for a long while but it hasn't been used/advertised through boot menus, at least from what I can tell by looking at the files under the build/boot/powerpc directory in the debian-installer source package. > > +<note><para> > > + > > +The graphical installer requires significantly more memory to run than > > +the regular installer: &minimum-memory-gtk;. If insufficient memory is > > +available, it will automatically fall back to the regular > > +<quote>newt</quote> frontend. > > + > > +</para><para> > > + > > +If the amount of memory in your system is below &minimum-memory;, > > +the graphical installer may fail to boot at all while booting the > > +regular installer would still work. Using the regular installer is > > +recommended for systems with little available memory. > > + > > +</para></note> > > I'm not sure since I tend to use 1GB RAM every time, but I thought > there was some fallback mechanism in place? Except that I missed what Samuel mentioned. :-) Mraw, KiBi.
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