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Bug#729401: debian-installer: xfsprogs not installed when using xfs filesystems

Control: tag -1 - d-i


Jamin Collins <jcollins@asgardsrealm.net> (2013-11-12):
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: important
> Tags: d-i
> I used the following installation media:
> 6fba6fbf3ecfe38ec7f667f5da658df2  debian-live-7.2-amd64-xfce-desktop.iso
> If XFS volumes are used during the installation the xfsprogs package is not
> installed on the target system.
> This presents a problem as a filesystem check is forced on the first boot, but
> the necessary binary is not installed.  This renders the installed system
> unusable.

FWIW, a test with a post Stretch Alpha 8 image (local build) seems to
install just fine with / on XFS, and xfsprogs is installed; in tasksel,
only ssh task and standard task were selected.

It would be nice to know what the status on jessie is; maybe a fix is
needed there?


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