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Re: 2.2.11 boot floppies not good for debian/ppc/apus.

\On Fri, Apr 14, 2000 at 10:27:53AM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> Hello, Dan and fellow debian-boot readers.
> I downloaded and tried the new boot floppies for debian/ppc/apus, but they are
> broken, ...

Do you mean my experimental build?

> Someone changed the subarch detection routine to translate from the subarch
> provided by /proc/hardware to the one expected by debian (from Amiga to apus).
> This is a good think, should have done it from the begining this way i guess.
> But the rest of the code was not changed acordyingly, and thus the boot
> floppies don't work (as Arch2 is apus, but is searched for Amiga). Will have
> to check the mirriad places where such changes have been down, and will upload
> a fix before monday. (maybe i could also upload a fixed root.bin for apus ?)

Please do and let me know; I'll do a new CVS build.

> Would it not be better to have the Arch2 code defined in some #define
> somewhere centraly ?

Probably not worth it...


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|       Daniel Jacobowitz        |__|        SCS Class of 2002       |
|   Debian GNU/Linux Developer    __    Carnegie Mellon University   |
|         dan@debian.org         |  |       dmj+@andrew.cmu.edu      |
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