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Bug#647211: Mini image uses old kernel

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 06:29:05PM +0100, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
>Package: cdimage.debian.org
>I've just installed testing on a laptop with a very recent Ethernet
>chipset, only supported by Linux 2.6.38 and later.
>I started with the "mini" image, and failed, being unable to use the
>Ethernet interface.  It turned out that the mini image uses the older
>kernel (the same as in Sarge), rather than the more recent image found
>int he "netboot" image (which is what I finally used).
>I'm not objecting to the fact that "mini" uses an older kernel; but
>I object rather strongly to this being completely undocumented.  It took
>me the best part of two hours to work out what the issue was, and that
>a netboot image would solve my problem.

Which mini image? A URL would be handy, as I'm not sure what you might
be using.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
  Getting a SCSI chain working is perfectly simple if you remember that there
  must be exactly three terminations: one on one end of the cable, one on the
  far end, and the goat, terminated over the SCSI chain with a silver-handled
  knife whilst burning *black* candles. --- Anthony DeBoer

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