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Bug#834641: debian-installer: Mount arbitrary device according boot parameters

Package: debian-installer
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,

please add a boot parameter to make debian-installer mount an arbitrary
devices in arbitrary directories of the debian-installer tmpfs. For
example, passing (something like):


might help solving the problem I have described in bug #834267.

Another scenario is providing preseed.cfg without remastering the hybrid
ISO image "burnt" on a USB stick that still holds a lot of free space to
add another partition with e.g. preseed.cfg without remastering the ISO

* It should be possible to refer to a partition with a stable name
(by-path, by-uuid) rather than only sdX.

* It should be possible to pass an arbitrary number of mounts

* Filesystems should be mounted quite early so they can hold data for

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.5
  APT prefers proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-586
Locale: LANG=pl_PL.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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