Re: custom cd - simple-cdd -without pcmcia
On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 08:49:37PM +0100, Joseph Wenninger wrote:
> I have one question and one problem concerning the creation.
> *) I'd like to disable the pcmcia detection by default, so that I don't have
> to specify hw-detect/start_pcmcia=false all the time. I know that the systems
> I'll be using with the cd don't have pcmcia and cause system hang on
> detection. Where can I set the default boot parameters for images created
> with simple-cdd
at the bottom of simple-cdd.conf:
if the pcmcia stuff happens a little later in the process, you could
alternately put it in profiles/default.preseed:
d-i hw-detect/start_pcmcia boolean false
one or the other should work.
> *) Manual partitioning doesn't. I get the progressbar which tells me that the
> partitioning tool is being loaded, but then the dialog appears that nothing
> has been changed.
> If I return to the partitioning step the same happens again. Is this a known
> issue ?
the default partitioning with simple-cdd assumes a simple preseeded
partition layout. so if you want manual partitioning, you probably want
to comment out the line in profiles/default.preseed:
d-i partman/choose_partition select Finish partitioning and write changes to disk
good luck :)