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Re: Bug#666879: s390(x): please add a netboot image



On Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 03:54:12PM +0200, Mattias Wadenstein wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Apr 2012, Philipp Kern wrote:
> >am Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 03:49:48PM +0100 hast du folgendes geschrieben:
> >>OK. We also don't make *any* s390x images at all at the moment, which
> >>I should probably fix. Is d-i working on s390x? If so, I'll add it to
> >>the normal set of daily and weekly images.
> >it's supposed to be working.  If we drop the regular CD images, we could at
> >least offer the netboot stuff in the same place?
> If cd1 is useful, why not build just that for s390[x]? 2x700 meg is
> hardly big today, and I wouldn't expect 70M or 700M be a significant
> difference in download times for anywhere with an s390.

I don't consider CD1 useful for the reasons I mentioned in
<20120516214232.GC20502@spike.0x539.de>.  It does make a time difference if you
need to burn 700M instead of 70M as those additional bytes are wasted anyway.

Is it possible to put the CD image somewhere FTPish verbatim and select it for
installation?  That would still mean that one would not use the CD directly
unless it's not put into something s390'ish but a developer workstation.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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