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Re: CD set

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: CD set
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 08:53:25 +0200

On Fri, 2011-05-27 at 17:32 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hello,
> The 10th June deadline of our vaporware competitor is approaching.
> I've built another Debian CD set yesterday, which fixes a few things,
> and... tadam! has a working graphical installer! The remaining bugs I am
> aware of:

> - I haven't checked whether multiple partition installation works. I've
>   added code for it but it's completely untested.

Yes it works, at least with the netinst.iso. I created separate /
and /home directories under qemu-kvm using a 32GB file.

How to enable /home to be mounted at boot time? Currently it is not auto

# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
/dev/hd0s1      /               ext2    defaults        0       1
/dev/hd0s6      /home           ext2    defaults        0       2
/dev/hd0s5      none            swap    sw              0       0
/dev/hd2        /media/cdrom0   iso9660fs noauto          0       0
/dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  fatfs   rw,noauto       0       0
/dev/fd1        /media/floppy1  fatfs   rw,noauto       0       0

> - after installation, /dev/*random entries don't exist for random-egd,
>   you need to run dpkg-reconfigure random-egd by hand.

Yes, noted. There are also errors printed during creation of the SSH2
ECDSA key:
Failed to flush the nscd cache.
posix_spawn() error=1073741826
same output several times...

Also the random-egd script file should be updated:
insserv: warning: script 'K01random-egd' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'random-egd' missing LSB tags and overrides

part is missing!

Nice work!

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