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Re: Bug#867898: debian-installer-netboot-images: debian-installer-9-netboot-amd64 scsi modules missing. Netboot image unusable

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 01:09:58AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 01:50:34AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>>> But this package is also missing on the "release" DVDs for "amd64".
>>> Nearly every other architecture has this package within an image
>>> (whether "netinst" oder "DVD"). See
>>> https://cdimage-search.debian.org/?search_area=release&type=simple&query=scsi-modules&Search=Search&.cgifields=search_area&.cgifields=type
>>Adding debian-cd@ accordingly.
>scsi-modules-* has been in the exclude-udebs list since forever... I
>can remove that if desired? Not sure of exactly why this was added -
>tracking back through debian-cd history now.

In fact, I should have thought a little longer. It's in the exclude
list as the cdrom version of the initramfs already has to include the
SCSI modules, to be able to find the CD. We dropped the separate udebs
to save space - no need for two copies on the CD.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"When C++ is your hammer, everything looks like a thumb." -- Steven M. Haflich

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