Hello there, (please CC me on replies, I'm not on these lists) (live from the d-i/debian-cd BoF) as some of you likely remember, win32-loader is shipped on d-i and debian-cd images, and is added in autorun.inf for automated launch on Windows machines, when USB/CDs are plugged in. What it does is allow a machine booted in Windows to download a d-i image, put a grub image and d-i in C:/debian-installer, and fiddle with the (old?) Windows bootloader to allow selection of d-i upon reboot. It either works from the image, or downloading stuff from internet. I haven't checked (as I don't have access to Windows machines...), but I'm quite confident that the Windows Bootloader fiddling is quite unlikely to work on modern (Secure Boot ?) machines. That brings two sides of the question: * should it still be shipped on amd64 netinsts, CD's, other images? * should it still be offered on the mirrors ? on https://deb.debian.org/debian/tools/win32-loader/stable/ (where it lands via dak's byhand handling upon uploads; but is manually moved by ftp-master on migrations and release days) (I orphaned win32-loader back in September, and it still doesn't have an official maintainer; but I'd be happy to work towards ditching it away :-P) Best, OdyX
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