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Re: Bits from the CD team: plans for debian-cd v3.0

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> Paul Telford wrote:
>> > As of today's d-i build, the netboot mini isos support preseed/file too,
>> > same as regular CDs.
>> Where does the preseed file end up in this case?  With the full cdrom I
>> was doing "preseed/file=/cdrom/preseed_file", but with the netboot that's
>> not valid, and I don't see the image getting mounted anywhere else.
> You're right, netboot never tries to mount a CD, so this won't work.
> (In theory you could use this with a preseed/file=/floppy/foo and it
> does have the stuff to mount a floppy. But I doubt anyone will ever want
> to do this.)
> So your original point about this being a point netboot can't cover
> that businesscard can stands.
> -- 
> see shy jo

How about "preseed/file=<URL>" or including the file on the initrd?


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