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Bug#834942: debian-installer: Can't boot via serial console in qemu


Simon Ruderich, on Mon 06 Feb 2017 14:12:16 +0100, wrote:
> Then please consider this a feature request. It would be awesome
> if the installer could be booted over serial without needing any
> graphical output.

Well, the problem is that d-i can't assume what is plugged on the
serial port, and what bad things could happen by emitting output
there.  It could even brick some piece of hardware which happens to be
plugged there.  This could for instance be very problematic for braille


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