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Re: Replace discover by isenkram in d-i, better integration with virtualizations/clouds


On Mon, 04 Dec 2017, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 12/03/2017 05:30 PM, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > In the last years, Petter Rheinholdtsen worked on isenkram[2] with a
> > similar but a bit broader goal. I noticed it has better support
> > of clouds and that it will install some virtualization/cloud-related
> > packages automatically whereas discover does not. It also makes it easier
> > to install the appropriate firmware packages.
> Raphael,
> Could you give examples of packages that gets installed this way?

open-vm-tools, xserver-xorg-video-vmware, xserver-xorg-input-vmmouse on VMWare VM

xserver-xorg-video-qxl on VM with such video driver (qxl is not true

> Also, how is d-i related to cloud? The images aren't generated using d-i
> anyway, so I don't see how the cloud images would be affected.

The official images arent't. That doesn't mean that no users are using
it in VM that they are deploying in clouds.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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