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Re: Booting to floppy

On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 10:53:35AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Sven LUTHER <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:
> > I have installed (on i386) potato (r0 i think) from CD, and this is exactly
> > how it works. it gets the linux file and the modules.tar.gz to get the
> > modules.
> No, that's wishful thinking.  See choose_medium.c:
>   char kernel_image_path[PATH_MAX+1] = "images-1.44/rescue.bin";
> It really is not going to be all that hard to fix this for Woody --
> the logic is simple.  If we're installing the kernel from floppies,
> use the rescue disk; otherwise, use the vmlinuz file (or whatever)
> appropriate for your subarch or flavor.

Yes, that would be really nice, ...


Sven Luther

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