Re: Debian Installer Stretch RC 4 release
On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 04:47:57PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> The Debian Installer team is pleased to announce the fourth release
> candidate of the installer for Debian 9 "Stretch".
> Improvements in this release
> * apt-setup:
> - Switch default hostname from ftp.debian.org to deb.debian.org in
> the 92updates and 93backports generators (#860472).
> * debian-installer:
> - Fix speech-enabled boot menu entries for advanced options.
> - Fix extraneous 32bit speech entry on multiarch images.
> - Bump Linux kernel version from 4.9.0-2 to 4.9.0-3.
> * netcfg:
> - IPv6 autoconfiguration: fix NTP server name handling, which
> would be stored as the DHCP-provided hostname (#862745).
> * os-prober:
> - Remove code using device mapper (#860833, #853927, #853163) as
> it doesn't seem to work properly in a Debian Installer context,
> and rely on grub-mount instead (which was already the default
> Hardware support changes
> * debian-installer:
> - armel/orion5x: Use DTB for Buffalo Linkstation LiveV3 (LS-CHL).
> - Re-enable u-boot images for OpenRD.
> * flash-kernel:
> - Add support for Xunlong Orange Pi Plus / Plus 2.
> - Switch to DTB for Buffalo Linkstation LiveV3 (LS-CHL).
> * linux:
> - udeb: Include all AHCI drivers in sata-modules (#860335).
> - udeb: Add tifm_7xx1 to mmc-modules (#861195).
> - udeb: Move mfd-core to kernel-image, as both input-modules and
> mmc-modules need it.
> Localization status
> * 75 languages are supported in this release.
> * Full translation for 21 of them.
> Known bugs in this release
> * An extraneous open-iscsi step is performed right before the end of
> each installation, even if there are no iSCSI devices (#863435).
> See the errata for details and a full list of known issues.
> Feedback for this release
> We need your help to find bugs and further improve the installer,
> so please try it. Installer CDs, other media and everything else you
> will need are available at our web site.
Is it possible to link bootnetx from the debian installer in the same
way that pxelinux is linked? It would help enormously for PXE booting
UEFI if bootnetx were immediately visible and available. It would be
really good if this could be done prior to release.
All the very best,
> The Debian Installer team thanks everybody who has contributed to this
> 1. https://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Team
> 2. https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata
> 3. https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer
> Cyril Brulebois
> on behalf of the Debian Installer Team