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Bug#854553: debian-installer: please add fb-modules to loongson-3 installer

On 2017-02-10 09:12, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Control: tag -1 patch
> Hi,
> YunQiang Su <wzssyqa@gmail.com> (2017-02-08):
> > Package: src:debian-installer
> > Version: 20170127
> > 
> > Please add
> >      pkg-lists/netboot/mips{64,}el/loongson-3.cfg
> > to debian-installer.
> > The content of them should be:
> >      fb-modules-${kernel:Version}
> > 
> > As most of Loongson machines uses radeon video card,
> > without them, the installer cannot show anything on screen.
> It seems the attached patch indeed results in fb-modules being added
> to the loongson-3 netboot image, according to a grep in
> ./build/tmp/loongson-3_netboot/udeb.list after a build in a sid
> chroot on eller.
> Aurelien, do you confirm it's the right way to do it? (I think
> that's the first time I add some flavour configuration, as opposed
> to updating an existing one.)

Yes, this is one way to do it. The other way that is used on some other
architectures is to mark the module as optional (using '?'). Given so
far we only have one flavour having fb-modules, I think both options are


Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
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