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Re: Sarge Release Notes - Architecture specific news?



On Thursday 02 June 2005 14:29, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> [2005-05-18 03:06]:
> > If there is any architecture specific news that you'd like to have
> > included in the Release Notes (like new subarchs supported or
> > dropped), please send a proposed text to the d-doc mailing list (CC
> > your architecture list) before the end of this week.
>
> Please add the following to the mipsel section; this applies to Cobalt
> machines (subarch mipsel/cobalt).

I'm very sorry, but you've missed the deadline.
It is no longer possible to include this text in the version that will be 
included on installation CDs as the deadline for translations is today.

I will review and add the paragraph ASAP post-release so it will be 
included in the versions of the Release Notes available from the website.

Cheers,
FJP

> CoLo, the Cobalt boot loader which is used to load the installer via
> DHCP and NFS, has some known bugs in its DHCP client implementation.
> This may result in failures to obtain an IP address from the server.
> This has been confirmed to be the case with a Windows 2000 DHCP server
> and may apply to other DHCP servers.  If you experience problems
> obtaining an IP address via DHCP and you are confident that your DHCP
> server is configured properly, please download a <a href =
> 
"http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/installer-mipsel/current/images/cobalt/netboot/vmlinux.gz";>newer
> version of CoLo</a> and replace /nfsroot/vmlinux.gz with it on your
> DHCP/NFS server.  The DHCP problems have been addressed in this
> version.

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