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Re: Install on OldWorld

On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 06:41:45AM +0200, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 08:37:13PM +0200, Jérôme Warnier wrote:
> > So where are we?
> > What about the miboot floppy images? Did we progress?
> > 
> > I have several OldWorld waiting to be freed here.
> > 
> > :-)
> It is clear that miboot and the official 2.6.12 kernel sources works
> fine together.
> And that it is possible to make a reasonable kernel fit on a floppy.
> I have created various miboot floppy images, but all with special
> purpose configurations (nfs-root, ide-hd root) and they seem to put
> the CPU in a very slow mode, at least on the performa 5400 on which I
> test them. The l2cr cache has been suggested as the problem here, but
> I haven't had the time to look into that yet.
> As for daily images, there seems to be successfully built images at:
> http://people.debian.org/~luther/d-i/images/daily/

Yep, the problem, and this needs someone with more time than i have, would
need to lock into it, is that ....

Hey, neat, someone fixed the images builds, and they are no more of monstrous
size, need to test them.


Sven Luther

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