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Bug#864848: Should not talk about hd-media - that's armhf only

On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 09:17:22PM +0200, Holger Wansing wrote:
>On Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:51:21 +0100
>Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
>> Package: installation-guide-armel
>> Severity: normal
>> As seen in
>>   https://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/armel/ch05s01.html.en
>> there's discussion of "unpack the hd-media tarball". This doesn't
>> exist on armel...
>Does that mean, that armel does not support that "Boot from USB stick in
>U-Boot" thingy, described under above link?
>If that _is_ supported, that chapter needs to be rewritten (simply leaving
>out the part where the hd-media tarball is mentioned, would make the whole
>chapter senseless/important part missing).

To the best of my knowledge, we don't have any such support in the
armel port. I'd love to be corrected on this, but I don't see anything
like that in our d-i builds.

>Adding arm porters to the loop seems to make sense here.


Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...

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