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Re: Using netboot Debian installation images in the Hercules emulator

On Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:31:25 -0400 (EDT), Philipp Kern wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 11:55:00AM -0400, Stephen Powell wrote:
>> There is no need to do a list-directed IPL from a CD image, there is no
>> need to create an emulated tape file, etc.  Just use the netboot images
>> directly.  There is not even a need to pad the files to a multiple of
>> 80 bytes, thanks to the autopad option.  You can use them "as is".  You
>> boot the installer by entering the "ipl 000C" command on the Hercules
>> console, of course.  (Or you may use "iplc 000C" if you want to do a
>> "load clear" instead of a "load normal".)  I hope this helps someone.
> Maybe you could check out the debian-installer manual from SVN and create a
> patch? I'd be happy to commit it.

I'll be happy to do that if you will grant me the kind indulgence of giving
me the exact, step-by-step procedure for checking out a copy of the
debian-installer manual from SVN.  I'm not familiar with SVN in general or
debian-installer manual maintenance procedures in particular.

  .''`.     Stephen Powell    
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