Re: Distribution and support for Debian-502-i386-netinst
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 11:45:12PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Steve McIntyre <email@example.com> writes:
>>> Marc Haber wrote:
>>>>On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:26:33 +0000, Ben Hutchings
>>>>>I can't imagine why you would expect this to work.
>>>>I wouldn't. The site was just surprised by the point release and did
>>>>notice the deployment failure well before the announcement of the
>>>>point release was received. This deployment setup has been in effect
>>>>for a while, so I'd guess that this point release was the first to
>>>>break compatibility between older kernel/initrd and current kernel
>>>>udebs. If this is in fact the rule, I need to investgate why things
>>>>used to work for years, but not having older point releases around any
>>>>more, this is kind of hard to reproduce.
>>> snapshot.debian.org is very helpful if you want to try to
>>> reproduce/test this kind of thing.
>> I have never tried so: Can you use that with debian installed? Does it
> debian installer
>> have a menu entry for it or do you need to manually figure out the right
>> url to give?
You'd have to work it out, I think.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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