reassign 565639 linux-2.6 2.6.30-8
severity 565639 serious
affects 565639 debian-installer

On Sunday 24 January 2010, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> Adding kernel team for comment: it looks like the value returned by
> uname -m has changed from 'sparc64' in kernel 2.6.26 to 'sparc' in
> 2.6.30 (and, probably, later ones). This breaks SILO, which uses this
> value to determine what first-stage bootloader to install, as a result
> the sparc machines installed with current daily installer builds turn
> unbootable by the end of installation.

Thanks for tracing the cause to this.
Reassigning to the kernel team for further investigation.


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