Re: [Fwd: ia64 netinstboot image]
why can't debian.org rename the amd64 iso to amd-intel64.iso ?
i think it is a clearly link name and this should be to avoid also
downloading the incorrect image and check out the bootmessage in a
on this page: http://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst
i miss realy a information about : which image for which architecture,
ok most of the links are self-explanatory, except the intel em64 (amd64)
Am Freitag, den 05.09.2008, 10:28 -0600 schrieb Khalid Aziz:
> On Fri, 2008-09-05 at 10:20 -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 10:11:52AM -0600, Khalid Aziz wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-09-05 at 09:45 -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 02:25:31PM +0400, Paul A. Anokhin wrote:
> > > > > It seems like a half of this maillist traffic is generated by people
> > > > > mistakingly trying to use ia64 instead of x86-64 version. And I have
> > > > > to admit that compared to the rest of the internet this is pretty good
> > > > > error ratio :)
> > > > >
> > > > > Probably the ia64 port should be named something like "ipf" or
> > > > > "itanium" to avoid confusion. After all, ia64 is no longer the
> > > > > official name for the architecture AFAIK, and I think the change was
> > > > > caused by the same reason.
> > > >
> > > > Renaming a port because of something like this isn't really an option
> > > > - a better answer, imo, would be to modify the ia64 cds to display a
> > > > splash screen on x86 hardware that explains the issue.
> > > >
> > >
> > > How would ia64 CD display anything on x86 if it can not boot even???
> > add isolinux to the el torito image with a splash screen
> Ah, that sounds good. I do like this solution better than renaming the
> Khalid Aziz