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Re: Bug#512398: debian-installer: Debian Install CD should have an skip CD-boot option as for example in SuSE

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 04:16:14PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
>reassign 512398 debian-cd
>On Tuesday 20 January 2009, xcomm wrote:
>> It would be great to have an option to skip the CD boot integrated -
>> `Boot from hard disk` As working for an ISP I often have to go down to
>> the BIOS and change the boot order with an Debian GNU/Linux CD in drive
>> in a Lights Out Environment.
>I'm not sure if this is something that would need to be implemented in the 
>program that generates CD images (genisoimage) or in the bootloader 
>(isolinux). I would guess the first.
>Reassigning to the debian-cd team as they may know and it's more 
>appropriate there anyway. Maybe it's already possible even?

It's much more likely to be somewhere in isolinux AFAIK - as it's the
thing that is booted then fallback / timeout code will need to be
added there.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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