Bug#311925: debian-cd: Please add this pegasos support forth script to make booting debian-installer easier
On Sun, Jun 05, 2005 at 08:59:45PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> 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.
Sorry, but i was busy with real live and other stuff.
Thanks for fixing this though.