Which kernels to include on ISOs? (Was: Re: Netboot Xen images for amd64)

2009-05-22 Thread Ian Campbell
will be a common default. A PAE kernel starts to become necessary around 3.5G anyway due to the PCI hole and even for machines with 3.5G of RAM you get things like NX support thrown in. The 686 kernel is still just an aptitude run away. Ian. -- Ian Campbell In West Union, Ohio, No married man can go flying

Re: Which kernels to include on ISOs? (Was: Re: Netboot Xen images for amd64)

2009-06-04 Thread Ian Campbell
) to the preprocessor when generating the package lists. Thanks, Ian. -- Ian Campbell Remember, in 2039, MOUSSE PASTA will be available ONLY by prescription!! signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: Which kernels to include on ISOs? (Was: Re: Netboot Xen images for amd64)

2009-06-04 Thread Ian Campbell
from a CD device too. Thanks again! Ian -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: My Dying Bride - A Doomed Lover Your love life will be... interesting. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-cd-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

[PATCH 1/4] boot-x86: move creation of install.bat out of extra_image

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
There is currently only a single caller but soon I will be adding another which does not want install.bat created. --- tools/boot/squeeze/boot-x86 |5 ++--- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/tools/boot/squeeze/boot-x86 b/tools/boot/squeeze/boot-x86 index

[PATCH 2/4] easy-build.sh: use getopts instead of rolling our own option parsing.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
--- easy-build.sh | 28 1 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-) diff --git a/easy-build.sh b/easy-build.sh index c586c1e..d85d810 100755 --- a/easy-build.sh +++ b/easy-build.sh @@ -25,19 +25,23 @@ if [ $# -eq 0 ]; then fi desktop= -if [ $1 = -d ];

[PATCH 3/4] Add support for producing disks with (optional) extra variants.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
This patch just adds the generic support code: * CONF.sh: Add $(VARIANTS) configuration variable. * eash-build.sh: Add command line parameter to enable variants. * Makefile: Define VARIANT_xxx when preprocessing package list. * boot/?/common.sh: Add a function

[PATCH 4/4] Add a Xen variant on i386 and amd64.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
i386 Xen guests require a PAE (686-bigmem) kernel in order to run. Therefore this variant includes the relevant installer kernel and ramdisk in install.386/xen as well as suitable kernel udebs and proper debs for the installed system. amd64 Xen has no similar requirement but we include the

Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
/i386/cdrom/gtk.cfg +EXTRANAME=cdrom/xen/ +MANIFEST-KERNEL = kernel image for installing under Xen +MANIFEST-INITRD = initrd for installing under Xen +MANIFEST-XENCFG = example Xen configuration +TARGET = $(KERNEL) $(INITRD) xen_config -- Ian Campbell It's a good thing we don't get all

Re: Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 07:39 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I will follow up shortly with[...]a patch to the nightly cron jobs which enables this variant for the i386+amd64+powerpc multiarch netinst image. Here it is. Is this sufficient to ensure this variant is enabled in the actual official

boot powerpc and x86 fixes

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
=floppy/cd-drivers.img floppy/boot.img floppy/root.img #EXTRA_DISK_IMAGES=cdrom/boot.img fi -- Ian Campbell Brandy-and-water spoils two good things. -- Charles Lamb signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [PATCH 1/4] boot-x86: move creation of install.bat out of extra_image

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 13:33 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: There is currently only a single caller but soon I will be adding another which does not want install.bat created. --- tools/boot/squeeze/boot-x86 |5 ++--- 1 files changed, 2

Re: [PATCH 2/4] easy-build.sh: use getopts instead of rolling our own option parsing.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 14:05 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: +while getopts d:h OPT ; do Is getopts also supported in dash? I believe so. I just tried it and it looks like the script is already not dash-ready: $ dash -x ./easy-build.sh -h + set -e

Re: [PATCH 2/4] easy-build.sh: use getopts instead of rolling our own option parsing.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 13:33 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I just tried it and it looks like the script is already not dash-ready: $ dash -x ./easy-build.sh -h + set -e + export CF=CONF.sh + . CONF.sh .: 1: CONF.sh: not found I'm no expert but it looks like dash obeys $PATH when executing

Re: [PATCH 2/4] easy-build.sh: use getopts instead of rolling our own option parsing.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 13:45 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 13:33 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I just tried it and it looks like the script is already not dash-ready: $ dash -x ./easy-build.sh -h + set -e + export CF=CONF.sh + . CONF.sh .: 1: CONF.sh: not found

Re: [PATCH 3/4] Add support for producing disks with (optional) extra variants.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 16:08 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: (No need to CC me on replies.) Sorry about that. On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: show_usage() { - echo Usage: $(basename $0) [-d gnome|kde|lxde|xfce|light|all] BC|NETINST|CD|DVD [ARCH ...] + echo Usage

Re: [PATCH 3/4] Add support for producing disks with (optional) extra variants.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 16:13 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: This patch just adds the generic support code: * CONF.sh: Add $(VARIANTS) configuration variable. * eash-build.sh: Add command line parameter to enable variants

[PATCH v2 2/4] easy-build.sh: use getopts instead of rolling our own option parsing.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
--- easy-build.sh | 32 +++- 1 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-) diff --git a/easy-build.sh b/easy-build.sh index a0de9d0..b6ce3be 100755 --- a/easy-build.sh +++ b/easy-build.sh @@ -6,7 +6,10 @@ set -e ## See also CONF.sh for the meaning of variables

Re: Fix error message from tools/sort_deps

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
So it's not quite as simple as I thought, this patch just leads to other error messages later on. On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 18:09 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: It seems that apt-cache depends recently (as of 0.7.22) started including Enhances lines in its output. Leading to: Generating

Fix error message from tools/sort_deps

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
; + my $types = (?:Pre)?Depends|Suggests|Recommends|Replaces|Conflicts|Breaks|Enhances; my (@dep, @rec, @sug); my ($type, $or, $elt); -- Ian Campbell There is no delight the equal of dread. As long as it is somebody else's. -- Clive Barker signature.asc

[PATCH v2 4/4] Add a Xen variant on i386 and amd64.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
i386 Xen guests require a PAE (686-bigmem) kernel in order to run. Therefore this variant includes the relevant installer kernel and ramdisk in install.386/xen as well as suitable kernel udebs and proper debs for the installed system. amd64 Xen has no similar requirement but we include the

[PATCH v2 3/4] Add support for producing disks with (optional) extra variants.

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
This patch just adds the generic support code: * CONF.sh: Add $(VARIANTS) configuration variable. * eash-build.sh: Add command line parameter to enable variants. * Makefile: Define VARIANT_xxx when preprocessing package list. * boot/?/common.sh: Add a function

Re: Fix error message from tools/sort_deps

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
eq Breaks) or + ($type eq Enhances)) { $$i++; while ($lines-[$$i] =~ m/^\s{4}/) { $$i++; -- 1.6.3.3 -- Ian Campbell It's hard to be humble when you're perfect. signature.asc Description

Re: Fix error message from tools/sort_deps

2009-08-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 19:41 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: So it's not quite as simple as I thought, this patch just leads to other error messages later on. Suggest you compare commit r1911 which did the same for Breaks. Thanks, that's basically what

Re: Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-08 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2009-08-08 at 20:21 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: Below is a patch for debian-installer to build cdrom-xen variants for i386 and amd64. If nobody objects I would like to commit this to the d-i repository. I'd like to test it first. The fan

Re: Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-09 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 11:32 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: diff --git a/installer/build/boot/x86/xen/xm-debian.cfg b/installer/build/boot/x86/xen/xm-debian.cfg index d1d78e7..7c3ff51 100644 --- a/installer/build/boot/x86/xen/xm-debian.cfg +++ b

Re: Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-09 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 11:16 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: The amd64 netboot-xen which is already committed has the same problem -- I'll fix that right away. My mistake, it really is cdrom_gtk and netboot-gtk... Ian. -- Ian Campbell BOFH excuse #420: Feature was not beta tested signature.asc

Re: Install from ISO for Xen guest

2009-08-09 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 16:42 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote: I will follow up shortly with a short series of patches which introduces image variants to debian-cd and adds the Xen variant as an option for i386 and amd64 and a patch to the nightly cron

Re: Fix error message from tools/sort_deps

2009-08-23 Thread Ian Campbell
The new apt seems to print lots of W: Unable to read /storage/mirror/tmp/apt/squeeze-powerpc/apt/preferences.d/ - FileExists (2: No such file or directory) when called by sort_deps. I guess the directory needs to be mkdir'd somewhere. There does not really seem to be a good place to do

Build error in current svn

2009-08-23 Thread Ian Campbell
*/ console-data console-common console-tools console-cyrillic console-terminus -# Used for Squeeze and onwards +/* Used for Squeeze and onwards */ console-setup pcmcia-cs pcmciautils -- Ian Campbell The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate

Re: PowerPC daily install CDs? [Was: Re: Netinst for testing?]

2009-10-25 Thread Ian Campbell
with E: Couldn't find package firewire-core-modules-2.6.30-1-powerpc-di or E: Couldn't find package floppy-modules-2.6.30-1-powerpc64-di depending on the flavour. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Q: Why did the astrophysicist order three hamburgers? A: Because he was hungry

No daily builds since the 26th?

2009-10-31 Thread Ian Campbell
There doesn't seem to have been a daily build since Monday. http://people.debian.org/~joeyh/d-i/build-logs.html suggests they aren't being attempted and failing but rather just aren't happening. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Bus error -- driver executed. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally

Re: No daily builds since the 26th?

2009-11-02 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 03:41 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 08:50:45AM +, Ian Campbell wrote: There doesn't seem to have been a daily build since Monday. http://people.debian.org/~joeyh/d-i/build-logs.html suggests they aren't being attempted and failing but rather

Re: [ANNOUNCE] Alpha1 images, last tests and announce on friday

2010-02-18 Thread Ian Campbell
. Indeed; you're right. I was confusing both. Thanks :-) Please can somebody confirm which multi-arch netinst images I should be testing to ensure I am testing this alpha1 release? Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: Iron Monkey - OMI Bozu (Wisdom Of Choking) Personally, I like to defiantly split my

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-15 Thread Ian Campbell
ideas. Is this particular image supposed to contain a complete base system or just enough to fetch the remainder of the base system from the net? Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: Disfear - The Horns * SynrG notes that the number of configuration questions to answer in sendmail is NON-TRIVIAL

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-25 Thread Ian Campbell
-image-2.6-686-bigmem:3036 i386:main:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem:516338 i386:main:linux-headers-2.6-686-bigmem:2930 or does pushing a package to the second disk pull along the dependencies too? Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: Anthrax - Who Cares Wins So live that you wouldn't be ashamed

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-25 Thread Ian Campbell
machines are likely to be a dying breed and there are other images which contain that kernel for those occasions. (although I guess the same rationale could be applied to having i386 at all when amd64 is on the image too ;-) ) Does anyone else have an opinion? Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-25 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 15:17 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: The Lenny multi arch netinst amd64+i3486+powerpc was 472M which left around 178M spare so I wonder where that space has gone. [...] I'll take a look at the non-package content of the DVD next since there seems to ~50M accounted

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-26 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 21:12 +0200, Ferenc Wagner wrote: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk writes: Another option might be to combine gtk/initrd.gz and xen/initrd.gz so that the overhead is only the kernel udebs and not duplicating all the other stuff. I probably mentioned this already

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-27 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 21:49 +0200, Ferenc Wagner wrote: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk writes: On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 21:12 +0200, Ferenc Wagner wrote: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk writes: Another option might be to combine gtk/initrd.gz and xen/initrd.gz so that the overhead

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-28 Thread Ian Campbell
-headers-2.6-686-bigmem:2930 Is this list part of the output somewhere when I do a local build either with easy-build.sh or by replicating the invocation from debian-cd-setup SVN? On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 21:51 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: One thing to note is that the amd64 xen images should by symlinks

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-29 Thread Ian Campbell
the same as plain vmlinuz) which although not necessary makes it more explicit which kernel goes with the initrd at very little cost. Hardlinks are used in preference to symlinks since these are expected to work better with isolinux and the Xen tools. Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-29 Thread Ian Campbell
components under pool/main/*) I have a feeling I'm misunderstanding the technical definition of base system. I thought it was Priority: important or higher but perl, python and binutils are all Priority: standard. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Your happiness is intertwined with your outlook on life

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-06-29 Thread Ian Campbell
On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 22:46 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: the multi-arch DVD. Another random thought, would we be better off enabling the xen variant on the m-a DVD rather than CD? Ian. -- -- Ian Campbell Pull the trigger and you're garbage. -- Lady Blue signature.asc

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-08 Thread Ian Campbell
files make_disc_tree.log and sort_deps.i386.log for this info...) Thanks for the pointer. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: Pendulum - Plastic World (feat. Fats TC) Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-08 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 12:45 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 12:49:52AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 07:16:59AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: Hardlinks are used in preference to symlinks since these are expected to work better with isolinux

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-08 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 15:23 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:00:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I don't think libuuid-perl really needs perl and I have filed #588427 to that effect. Cool. It's tagged as pending already in the perl team's VCS, very fast turnaround. I

[PATCH] Do not set VARIANTS in CONF.sh by default

2010-07-09 Thread Ian Campbell
variants to enable. See docs/README.variants for more information. -export VARIANTS= +#export VARIANTS= # We don't want certain packages to take up space on CD1... #export EXCLUDE1=exclude -- Ian Campbell Pray to God, but keep rowing to shore. -- Russian Proverb signature.asc

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-09 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2010-07-09 at 12:50 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 03:35:23PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 15:23 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:00:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I don't think libuuid-perl really needs perl and I

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-09 Thread Ian Campbell
confirm if necessary). This isn't necessarily a bad thing -- it enables NX support for one thing which is generally desirable. FWIW RHEL 6 (the beta at least) ships with only a PAE (aka 686-bigmem) kernel, I guess things are heading that way generally. Ian. -- Ian Campbell I have five dollars

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-11 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2010-07-09 at 13:51 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Fri, 2010-07-09 at 12:50 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 03:35:23PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 15:23 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:00:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-14 Thread Ian Campbell
On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 00:32 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 09:26:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: After struggling for a bit due to CONF.sh overwriting my settings (I've figured out about DEBIAN_CD_CONF_SOURCED now!) I managed to do a sid m-a netinst build without perl

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 10:43 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 07:05:47AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 00:32 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 09:26:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: After struggling for a bit due to CONF.sh overwriting

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 11:12 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 10:49:18AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 10:43 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 07:05:47AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 00:32 +0100, Steve McIntyre

Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

2010-07-30 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 10:39 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 08:52:25AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I just checked debian-testing-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso vs firmware-testing-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso from http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/squeeze_d-i

Re: [RFH] Test of RC1 images prior to announce

2011-01-15 Thread Ian Campbell
-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso is missing the i386 and amd64 di kernel modules. This has happened before on and off and AFAIK is simply due to the overall size of the stuff on the CD so I'm not sure what to suggest. debian-sq-di-rc1-i386-amd64-source-DVD-1.iso works fine under Xen. Ian. -- Ian

Re: [RFH] Test of RC1 images prior to announce

2011-01-17 Thread Ian Campbell
On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 14:51 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 01:42:13AM +, Ian Campbell wrote: On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 17:29 -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote: Hello, Please give it a try: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/.squeeze_di_rc1/ A bit late but I

[PATCH/RFC] Enable Xen PVHVM installation from ISO

2011-02-20 Thread Ian Campbell
against that installer, which takes several minutes and is a bit fiddly. -- Ian Campbell Immature artists imitate, mature artists steal. -- Lionel Trilling diff --git a/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86 b/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86 index a7ea2c2..547ad97 100644 --- a/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86

Re: [PATCH/RFC] Enable Xen PVHVM installation from ISO

2011-03-07 Thread Ian Campbell
Does anybody have any comments on this RFC? On Sun, 2011-02-20 at 22:12 +, Ian Campbell wrote: Hi, In the Squeeze release we added support for Xen PV installation from certain ISO images which have the Xen variant enabled in Debian CD (the multiarch x86 ISOs) which includes a suitable

Bug#622622: Priority of i386 kernel flavours

2011-05-02 Thread Ian Campbell
stuff e.g. in tools/generate_di+k_list? I suppose the variant stuff is orthogonal to this issue, even if the net result is the same and so it's worth having both by way of explicitly asking for what is required in both cases. Ian. -- Ian Campbell I am currently transitioning to a new OpenPGP key

[PATCH] s/686-bigmem/686-pae in wheezy exclude-udebs

2011-07-28 Thread Ian Campbell
This appears to have been missed in r2264. --- data/wheezy/exclude-udebs-i386 |4 ++-- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/data/wheezy/exclude-udebs-i386 b/data/wheezy/exclude-udebs-i386 index 893aa34..8602305 100644 --- a/data/wheezy/exclude-udebs-i386 +++

Renaming xm-debian.cfg to just debian.cfg

2011-08-15 Thread Ian Campbell
there will necessarily be a d-i upload first (with this change)? Patches to both are attached, I can checkin the d-i one myself if debian-cd are happy with the approach. Ian. -- Ian Campbell It's ten o'clock... Do you know where your AI programs are? -- Peter Oakley From

Re: Renaming xm-debian.cfg to just debian.cfg

2011-08-16 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 11:55 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 09:26:46PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: Hi, I'd quite like to rename the xm-debian.cfg shipped by d-i to just debian.cfg. The xm came from the previous Xen toolstack's (xend) cli name, the modern one is called xl

Re: Renaming xm-debian.cfg to just debian.cfg

2011-08-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2011-08-18 at 21:19 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 12:55:10PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: diff --git a/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86 b/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86 index 1b23b1b..2cc090b 100644 --- a/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86 +++ b/tools/boot/wheezy/boot-x86

[PATCH] support Xen installation from Blu-Ray

2012-04-23 Thread Ian Campbell
INSTALLER_CD=9 TASK=Debian-all \ KERNEL_PARAMS='desktop=all' \ +VARIANTS=xen \ ./testingcds $arch ;; *) -- 1.7.8.3 -- Ian Campbell Current Noise

Re: [PATCH] support Xen installation from Blu-Ray

2012-04-26 Thread Ian Campbell
On Wed, 2012-04-25 at 20:15 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:21:09AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I can't think of any reason not to do this, I assume there is tons of room. I confess I haven't tested the patch since my mirror is woefully out of date, I'm not even 100

Re: Report from the first tests of d-i beta 1 candidate images

2012-07-17 Thread Ian Campbell
17 15:53 lists drwxr-xr-x3 root root 4096 Jul 17 15:43 mirrors drwxr-xr-x2 root root 4096 Jun 29 14:00 periodic This doesn't seem to be anything Xen specific here. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Current Noise: Wolves In The Throne Room - Thuja Magus

Re: Bug#763127: UEFI corner case - installer booted in UEFI mode, existing system in BIOS mode

2014-09-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 10:26 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 08:48:11AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 02:28:06AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: If the user wants to continue, we could even suggest blanking the partition table(s) and

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2014-09-26 at 21:05 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-09-10): as you might have seen, a number of uploads happened lately and the d-i BoF notes from DebConf kindly provided by Steve (thanks!) reminded me about uploading d-i more often. So I think

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 15:47 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk (2014-09-28): Should we do anything about #762007 (user-params breakage due to kernel changes) or can it wait? I might be mistaken but I think it can wait a bit until we agree on a solution and have

Re: Bug#763127: UEFI corner case - installer booted in UEFI mode, existing system in BIOS mode

2014-09-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 18:54 +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 10:26:20AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 08:48:11AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 02:28:06AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: If the user wants to continue, we

Re: Bug#763127: UEFI corner case - installer booted in UEFI mode, existing system in BIOS mode

2014-09-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 18:14 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 06:02:12PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: I was thinking more along the lines of a yes/no question which would either cause partman-efi.isinstallable to fail or not. Allowing selection between the wants to convert

[PATCH 1/2] Force MKISOFO=xorriso for arm64 too

2014-10-04 Thread Ian Campbell
--- Makefile | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile index 54393a7..5413e87 100755 --- a/Makefile +++ b/Makefile @@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ ifndef TASK TASK=Debian-generic endif ifndef MKISOFS -ifneq (,$(filter i386 amd64,$(ARCHES))) +ifneq (,$(filter

[PATCH 2/2] Do not truncate grub.cfg on arm64

2014-10-04 Thread Ian Campbell
The d-i supplied grub.cfg has the correct entries in it already. --- tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 | 7 --- 1 file changed, 7 deletions(-) diff --git a/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 b/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 index 43f290c..3021467 100755 --- a/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 +++

[PATCH] Update header comments in boot-arm64

2014-10-04 Thread Ian Campbell
--- tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 | 4 ++-- 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 b/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 index 3021467..e67773b 100755 --- a/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 +++ b/tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm64 @@ -1,8 +1,8 @@ #!/bin/bash

Re: [PATCH 1/2] Force MKISOFO=xorriso for arm64 too

2014-10-05 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2014-10-04 at 10:48 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: --- Makefile | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile index 54393a7..5413e87 100755 --- a/Makefile +++ b/Makefile @@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ ifndef TASK TASK=Debian-generic endif ifndef

Re: Aw: Re: preseed with netboot ISO

2014-12-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2014-12-19 at 11:05 +0100, Lars-Daniel Weber wrote: Gesendet: Freitag, 19. Dezember 2014 um 10:23 Uhr Von: Philip Hands p...@hands.com An: Lars-Daniel Weber lars-daniel.we...@gmx.de, debian-cd@lists.debian.org Betreff: Re: preseed with netboot ISO I guess you're doing

Re: Aw: Re: Re: preseed with netboot ISO

2014-12-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2014-12-19 at 14:49 +0100, Lars-Daniel Weber wrote: Gesendet: Freitag, 19. Dezember 2014 um 14:27 Uhr AFIAIK the netboot mini.iso images are basically all the bits of PXE boot, but in an ISO. As such there is nothing of interest (e.g. no packages) on the ISO once the kernel +

Re: Aw: Re: Re: Re: preseed with netboot ISO

2014-12-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2014-12-19 at 15:10 +0100, Lars-Daniel Weber wrote: Gesendet: Freitag, 19. Dezember 2014 um 15:01 Uhr Von: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk TBH you are chopping and changing between so many different scenarios that I'm not really sure what you are saying works and doesn't any

Re: Aw: Re: Re: Re: Re: preseed with netboot ISO

2014-12-19 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2014-12-19 at 15:18 +0100, Lars-Daniel Weber wrote: Gesendet: Freitag, 19. Dezember 2014 um 15:13 Uhr Von: Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk An: Lars-Daniel Weber lars-daniel.we...@gmx.de In that case I can't explain the difference between the two, sorry, Do you know

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2014-12-30 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2014-12-27 at 00:00 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: attached is V2 of the patchset. Changes since V1: I should start by saying that I'm not personally particularly interested in this functionality, but I don't want to be a blocker for people who are so since I've been asked I'll give my

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-02 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2014-12-30 at 13:42 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: On 2014-12-30, Ian Campbell wrote: 0004-Add-SD-card-image-build-support-for-hd-media-builds-.patch ... It seems to be creating a copy of dtbs again, please lets try and keep it to one set of these files

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-02 Thread Ian Campbell
On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 01:59 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: 0001-Add-boot-arm-u-boot-image-config.patch Seems fine. 0002-Provide-u-boot-binaries-for-armhf-systems-without-u-.patch I think this isn't actually publishing the u-boot binaries, but rather sd-card

Bug#776317: Jessie RC1 amd64 mini image missing efi bootloader

2015-01-27 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 09:15 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: I've just grabbed mini.iso in both (respectively used for Beta 2 and RC 1), and both seem to have efi bits inside (at least according to a loop mount). Not speaking of bootarch.efi but -- there was no useful grub.cfg on the x86 mini.iso

Bug#776317: Jessie RC1 amd64 mini image missing efi bootloader

2015-01-27 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 15:57 +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote: [...] Thanks for all the excellent information, I still have fully absorbed it all... Regrettably there is no file /.disk/mkisofs in the ISO which tells the used xorriso -as mkisofs options. I guess that /boot/grub/efi.img got marked by

Bug#776317: Jessie RC1 amd64 mini image missing efi bootloader

2015-02-01 Thread Ian Campbell
On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 17:03 +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote: Thank you (again?) for all the excellent info you've provided here and in your followups. I did not guess too bad with my repacking experiment. But this does not explain how the empty FAT partition got to the end of mini.iso I see in

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 14:51 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: On Fri, Jan 02, 2015 at 10:46:37AM +, Ian Campbell wrote: On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 01:59 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: Talking about other compression schemes or providing multiple versions of the same file will just confuse users

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 22:13 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: On Fri, Jan 02, 2015 at 02:51:18PM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: On Fri, Jan 02, 2015 at 10:46:37AM +, Ian Campbell wrote: BTW our kernel now supports the /chosen/stdout-path property in fdt and will automatically put a console

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 16:40 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2015-01-02): (Do your patches end up adding the correct Built-Using on u-boot?) No, they don't, but d-i does not do that for similar components on other platforms (syslinux/isolinux/grub) as

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Wed, 2015-01-07 at 10:41 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: On 2015-01-07, Ian Campbell wrote: And therefore aren't they more usefully built along with that iso? Otherwise how do you know how big to make the partition to contain the iso at d-i build time given the varied sizes of .iso

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-07 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 08:59 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: On 2015-01-02, Ian Campbell wrote: On Tue, 2014-12-30 at 13:42 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: On 2014-12-30, Ian Campbell wrote: I think the difference is one is a set of netboot images, and the other is a set of hd-media

Bug#781305: unblock: flash-kernel/3.34

2015-03-27 Thread Ian Campbell
+ @@ -1,3 +1,11 @@ +flash-kernel (3.34) unstable; urgency=medium + + * Update u-boot-tools to Recommends. In practice it is needed on most systems +but having it installed only by flash-kernel-installer means it is missed +in manual configurations. (Closes: #780994) + + -- Ian Campbell

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-05 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2015-03-05 at 12:25 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: OK. Assuming amd64 is working OK, I should check the rsync has not broken - that seems to be the most likely cause right now. Thinking: it would also be lovely to verify the versions of vmlinuz and the kernel udebs in debian-cd at

Re: Draft for D-I Jessie RC2

2015-03-26 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 19:44 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: due to https://bugs.debian.org/773645 offline hd-media installations do not work for arm platforms. It is disputable whether this is a debian-cd or d-i (no hard dependency on u-boot-tools in d-i/flash-kernel, cf.

Re: Draft for D-I Jessie RC2

2015-03-28 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-03-27 at 17:10 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:40:26PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Ian Campbell i...@debian.org (2015-03-26): On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 19:44 +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: due to https://bugs.debian.org/773645 offline hd-media installations

Re: Bug#788532: grub-efi-ia32-bin should be shipped on install DVD

2015-06-12 Thread Ian Campbell
Control: reassign -1 debian-cd This is actually the responsibility of the debian-cd package, reassigning. On Fri, 2015-06-12 at 15:17 +0200, Gregor Riepl wrote: Package: grub-efi-ia32-bin Version: 2.02~beta2-22 Severity: important Tags: d-i Dear Maintainer, When installing Debian 8 on

Re: Suggestions for CD images - following CD talk at Debconf

2015-08-22 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-08-21 at 22:26 +, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote: [Off topic for _this_ list: I've got UEFI netboot working with bootnetx64.efi which is different from the grub etc. for CD/DVD - which is iikely to continue? I'm not sure what the question is, are you asking if UEFI netboot is

Re: What package is in charge for bugs in netboot/mini.iso ?

2015-08-21 Thread Ian Campbell
On Fri, 2015-08-21 at 18:10 +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote: Hi, is it known that these two images do not boot on qemu of Jessie ? http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/installer -amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/installer

Re: Suggestions for CD images - following CD talk at Debconf

2015-08-31 Thread Ian Campbell
On Sat, 2015-08-22 at 11:34 +, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote: > On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 08:41:36AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: > > On Fri, 2015-08-21 at 22:26 +, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote: > > > > > > [Off topic for _this_ list: I've got UEFI netboot working with

Re: Bug#812236: CD-Image does not boot with Libreboot/GRUB

2016-01-25 Thread Ian Campbell
On Thu, 2016-01-21 at 23:48 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: Getting a bit OT for the bug. > In fact, I've seen this exact problem myself on a Libreboot machine > when trying to install Jessie a few weeks back. What I did in the end > was drop to a grub command prompt and start the installer by hand

Re: Bug#812236: CD-Image does not boot with Libreboot/GRUB

2016-01-25 Thread Ian Campbell
On Mon, 2016-01-25 at 13:06 +, Ian Campbell wrote: > On Thu, 2016-01-21 at 23:48 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: > > Getting a bit OT for the bug. > > > In fact, I've seen this exact problem myself on a Libreboot machine > > when trying to install Jessie a few weeks bac

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