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Re: MIPS64EL rootfs available for use and test

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 1:57 AM, YunQiang Su wrote:
>> It can be download from:
>>     http://mips64el.debian.net/debian/rootfs/
> This rootfs contains things that should not be shared between multiple
> machines (like the dbus machine-id), luckily you didn't install
Maybe I should remove it and ask user to remove it.
> openssh-server or this would result in security issues. Debian doesn't
Yes, I did it on purpose.
> yet have a safe way to generate generic rootfses or pre-installed
> images. For now please choose one of these:
> Point users at debootstrap or d-i instead of the rootfs (best option).
I agree, while we have no generic kernel image for mips64el,
the kernel patch for Loongson 3 have not been in mainline even.
> Use the debian-live tools to generate a live image, this strips out
> all the things that should differ between machines.
It is also stopped by the current situation of kernel, very unluck.
> Don't ship a rootfs at all.
I hate rootfs also, very hate, while I have to give user a way to test
this port.
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> pabs
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