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Bug#754093: debian-installer: ppc64el: ping / vmlinuz


On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 01:32:32AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Hi,
> and thanks for both the bug report and the patch.
> Mauricio Faria de Oliveira <mauricfo@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (2014-08-26):
> > Would you have any news/comments about the patch attached in this bug?
> I'll rather let Aurelien comment on ppc64el patches. (Also, some bits
> could probably be shared between powerpc and ppc64el?)

I have this patch in mind for ppc64el d-i (as well as the other one on
partman-partioning-auto), I will look in details at it soon, but I would
like to test build it using the Debian archive first.

> > We would like to switch the kernel on ppc64el to vmlinuz starting with
> > 3.16 (introduction of zImage support for 64el).
> 3.16 is soon going to be the default anyway, as soon as it's uploaded to
> unstable and built on all architectures.

I'll look at this one soon.


Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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