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Re: Bug#43058: bootdisk: root.bin gzipped on CDs.

Le Sat, Oct 16, 1999 at 01:00:32PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo écrivait:
> This is a good point.  However, boot-floppies does not supply root.bin
> gzip'd, so this must be a debian-cd bug rather than a boot-floppies
> bug.

Adam, are you sure of what you're saying ?

$ file /rack/ftp/debian/dists/slink/main/disks-i386/2.1.9-1999-03-03/root.bin
/rack/ftp/debian/dists/slink/main/disks-i386/2.1.9-1999-03-03/root.bin: gzip compressed data, deflated, last modified: Wed Mar  3 18:17:37 1999, max compression, os: Unix

The root.bin file is compressed and certainly not by the debian-cd script
since we're taking file as we find them on the FTP archive.

Usually the kernel knows about gzipped filesystem but why doesn't it work
with loadlin ?

Raphaël Hertzog -=- http://tux.u-strasbg.fr/~raphael/
<pub> CDs Debian : http://tux.u-strasbg.fr/~raphael/debian/#cd </pub>

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