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Bug#311925: debian-cd: Please add this pegasos support forth script to make booting debian-installer easier

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 01:10:20PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
>Package: debian-cd
>Severity: important
>Tags: patch
>Please consider applying the attached patch to debian-cd before the final
>build for sarge. I have extensively tested the resulting images, and this
>change has no influence anyway on all the normal install procedures. It just
>allows to do :
>  boot cd install/pegasos
>instead of the less obvious :
>  boot cd install/powerpc/vmlinuz-chrp.initrd devfs=mount,dall init=/linuxrc --
>or :
>  boot cd install/powerpc/vmlinuz-chrp.initrd DEBCONF_PRIORITY=low devfs=mount,dall init=/linuxrc --
>to get the normal or expert installs. It also has the added benefit of
>allowing to inform the user about the little description of the different
>choices, pasted directly from yaboot's boot.msg file (but removing the
>obviously not-needed power3/4 entries).
>Again, apologies for the lateness of this report, and i hope it is not too

You cut it _very_ close with this - so close that we were tempted to
say "no" on principle. But all the #1 ppc CDs and DVD should have this
done for you.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"It's actually quite entertaining to watch ag129 prop his foot up on
 the desk so he can get a better aim."          [ seen in ucam.chat ]

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