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Re: Doubts about Debian8.1 DVD ppc64el image

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 09:44:53AM -0300, Ramon Medeiros wrote:
>On 06/11/2015 05:41 PM, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 05:33:21PM -0300, Ramon Medeiros wrote:
>>>On 06/11/2015 04:30 PM, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>>>On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 04:08:37PM -0300, Ramon Medeiros wrote:
>>>>>Hi Debian CD team,
>>>>>i am a Developer of Kimchi (https://github.com/kimchi-project/kimchi), and we
>>>>>make some checks on the ISO before installing it. Our algorithm is failing to
>>>>>discover if this iso[1] is bootable. BTW the iso is booting and working
>>>>>normally. Did something changed on it?
>>>>Hi Ramon,
>>>>Nothing has changed from 8.0 to 8.1 as far as I know here. Did 8.0
>>>>work OK for you?
>>>8.0 was not recognized too. 7.8 was recognized!
>>Erm, we didn't *have* a 7.8 image for ppc64el! It was only added for
>I'm sorry. Debian 7.8 is powerpc:

Right, OK. As Thomas mentioned - we still use genisoimage to make the
powerpc CDs (to get the horrid HFS hybrid stuff for Mac machines) but
we're using xorriso for the ppc64el images. That probably explains the
difference you're seeing. If the ppc64el images boot and work OK, then
that's fine AFAICS...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"Because heaters aren't purple!" -- Catherine Pitt

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