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Re: Weekly-build multi-arch DVD useful?

On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 11:57:57AM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 11:19:25AM -0400,  wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 03:27:50PM +0200, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
>> > Next week, Debian will have a booth at a smallish technical FOSS  
>> > conference (http://www.t-dose.org/). I'll try to burn some DVDs to hand  
>> > out. But I'd prefer to burn some "squeeze preview" rather than the lenny  
>> > stuff we already handed out last year.
>> >
>> > So the question is: is the current weekly-build multi-arch DVD  
>> > (i386-amd64-source, 25 Oct version) anything good to hand out at the  
>> > booth? Did anyone ever try if it installs properly on i386 and amd64?  
>> > Would you recommend it to show off Debian to nit-picking  
>> > technically-oriented people?
>> >
>> > Opinions/comments very welcomed!
>> I tried the multiarch iso a couple of times in the last 2 weeks and it
>> only works on powerpc.  i386 and amd64 are missing all the kernel module
>> udeb's and the installer is hence completely useless for those.
>> The single architecture iso's for netinst were fine however.
>> I just checked the Oct 29 multiarch netinst image and it is still broken.
>> No one ever acknowleged my email reporting the problem to the debian-boot
>> list so I have no idea if anyone knows or cares unfortunately.
>Nevermind.  The Beta1 DVD i386/amd64 multiarch is fine.  It is the
>netinst i386/amd64/powerpc multiarch CD image that is broken.

Hmmm. I've not seen your report, but I only tend to skim the -boot
list. Are you using the squeeze or sid version?

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