Re: Fwd: Debian installer: partman-prep
On Fri, Dec 24, 2004 at 12:19:19PM +0100, Cajus Pollmeier wrote:
> Am Freitag, 24. Dezember 2004 01:52 schrieb Colin Watson:
> > On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 09:04:27AM +0100, Cajus Pollmeier wrote:
> > > Am Donnerstag, 23. Dezember 2004 07:23 schrieb Sven Luther:
> > > > Cajus Pollmeier wrote:
> > > > > While looking for the way to set the correct subarch, I found that in
> > > > > base-installer's postinst, line 438 the CPU variable is filled by:
> > > > >
> > > > > CPU=`grep '^cpu[[:space:]]*:' /proc/cpuinfo | cut -d: -f2 | sed 's/^
> > > > > *//; s/[, ].*//' | tr A-Z a-z`
> > > > >
> > > > > The following case doesn't seem to work with more than one CPU. In
> > > > > my case CPU contains "power4+ power4+".
> > [...]
> > > Just looked at the new version. It has changed in base-installer 1.14.
> > > Ignore me ;-)
> > It's moved to a different file (kernel/powerpc.sh), but the code is
> > still there. Could you please send me /proc/cpuinfo? I'll make it do
> > something more sensible based on that.
> I've noticed that it is problematic in my case only, because the debian
> installer doesn't use a SMP based kernel (yet?). Anyway here's a typical
> output of cat /proc/cpuinfo:
Colin, i have the feeling that this may cause problems with people who want to
try sarge-d-i with their own built SMP kernel, as thus it would make sense to
include it in sarge after a time.