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Re: Which kernels to include on ISOs? (Was: Re: Netboot Xen images for amd64)

On Thu, 2009-06-04 at 10:42 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Thursday 04 June 2009, Frans Pop wrote:
> > There are three things you need to accomplish:
> > 1) include the kernel udebs for 686-bigmem on the image
> > 2) include the 686-bigmem kernel-image deb (+ maybe headers packages?)
> > 3) support it in build scripts on farbror (d-cd buildd) and possibly
> >    the easybuild script (recommended for testing!)
> Ah, and you need to actually include the correct D-I initrd and kernel on 
> the CD of course.

Thank you for the pointers and advice, I think I've got enough info to
make a start.

>  And you'll need to modify the syslinux boot menu so 
> that an "install Xen" option gets added.

Xen doesn't boot via syslinux so I don't think that will be necessary.
I was thinking I would expand the existing xm-debian.cfg (currently
included in the netboot-xen d-i output) to include the configurability
to boot from a CD device too.

Thanks again!

Ian Campbell
Current Noise: My Dying Bride - A Doomed Lover

Your love life will be... interesting.

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