Re: Booting to floppy
On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 10:53:35AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Sven LUTHER <email@example.com> 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, ...