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Re: debian boot CDs & G5

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 09:51:03PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 08:10:59PM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> > Colin Watson writes:
> > > On reflection, considering my lack of ability to test this stuff, I've
> > > just taken the easy option and arranged for separate g5 2.6 images to be
> > > built. I missed out a build-dependency, but that's fixed in svn now.
> > 
> > Excellent timing :)
> > 
> > Two days ago, in revision 2.6.6-4, we added a patch that fixes the
> > serial driver, so the g5 flavour is history and the power4 flavour
> > runs on both the G5 and the pSeries now.  Currently, the upload is
> > stuck in the new queue.
> Cool. Why is it in the NEW queue though ?

There are new version-independent .debs, which will help
base-installer's robustness a lot once we support them.

> And any progress on the mkvmlinuz issue, and auto generating the non
> pmac images ?

Not from me ...

> Colin, what about the 2.6 .udebs, do you have generated most of the new
> module .udebs, or mostly only those usable on pmac ?

I have -g5-di, -power3-di, -power4-di, and -powerpc-di udebs. It's not
necessary for the module .udebs to make a distinction between pmac,
chrp, prep, etc.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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