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Bug#879106: debian-installer-utils: "list-devices disk" should consider persistent memory block devices

Package: debian-installer-utils
Version: 1.119
Severity: normal
Tags: d-i

Dear Maintainer,

When booting an .iso image via HTTP boot from UEFI, the .iso image will
be exposed to the OS as a ramdisk via the ACPI NFIT table, and will be
picked up by the existing NFIT code in the kernel, which will expose it
as a /dev/pmemXXX device.

For example,

# blkid
/dev/pmem0: UUID="2017-10-17-14-41-11-00" LABEL="ISOIMAGE" TYPE="iso9660"

Currently, debian-installer will fail to find this block device, and
complain that the installer media cannot be found.

Please add support for pmemXXX block device nodes to list-devices so
that they may be found automatically when using HTTP boot to install.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.1
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: arm64 (aarch64)

Kernel: Linux 4.14.0-rc4-00014-g981584ed1827 (SMP w/24 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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