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Re: isolinux test image, debian-cd changes available

#include <hallo.h>
Chris Lawrence wrote on Sun Apr 07, 2002 um 02:54:39PM:

> Per discussion on debian-cd, I have prepared a test ISO and changes to
> debian-cd to allow the use of ISOLINUX in the boot sector.

Looks nice. It is not the ideal thing that I imagined, but it would do
the job. But:
 - BUG! You use root.bin for all images, but the root images are
   different. Currently, only vanilla is installable with your disk.

 - Wishlist: see attachment.

This is Linux Country.  On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.
--- isolinux.txt.orig	Mon Apr  8 01:25:37 2002
+++ isolinux.txt	Mon Apr  8 01:34:25 2002
@@ -4,10 +4,11 @@
 your system, as you can boot from it to repair the system on your hard
 disk if that ever becomes necessary (press <09F307> for details).
-On most systems, you can go ahead and press <09ENTER07> to begin installation.
-You will probably want to try doing that before you try anything else.  If 
-you run into trouble or if you already have questions, press <09F107> for 
-quick installation help.
+For a "safe" installation with kernel 2.2.20, you can press <09ENTER07> to begin.
+If you want additional features like modern hardware support, specify a
+different boot flavor at the boot prompt (press <09F307> to get an overview). 
+If you run into trouble or if you already have questions, press <09F107>
+for quick installation help.
 0fWARNING07: You should completely back up all of your hard disks before
     proceeding.  The installation procedure can completely and 0cirreversibly07
@@ -17,8 +18,6 @@
 0bDebian GNU/Linux07 comes with 0fABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY07, to the extent 
 permitted by applicable law.  For copyright information, press <09F1007>.
-The idepci kernel is used by default.  (Press <09F307> for other options.)
 Press <09F107> for help, or <09ENTER07> to boot.

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