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Re: Bug#227853: debian-installer: [PATCH] small fix for sparc, installs discover-udeb

On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 01:11:50PM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> Am Don, den 15.01.2004 schrieb Thomas Poindessous um 10:22:
> > Package: debian-installer
> > Version: [PATCH] small fix for sparc, installs discover-udeb
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Hi, here is a small fix, which adds discover and discover-data in sparc
> > netboot image.
> Did you check if discover is actually usable on sparc?

Yes, and it's usable. Here is a log on my Ultra5 :

ultra5:~# /etc/init.d/discover
Detecting hardware: ide-scsi sunhme
Loading ide-scsi module.
Skipping sunhme module; assuming it is compiled into the kernel.
ultra5:~# exit

> Does sparc use
> PCI Buses? 

Mine yes.

> Does it fail gracefully on sparcs without PCI?

I don't know. I assume that some bugs would have been reported if it
didn't work.

I CC-ed debian-sparc for additional information.

Thomas Poindessous

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