[Arm-netbook] Debian Installer fully functional for ChiTech PC89E

Frans Pop elendil at planet.nl
Sun Mar 28 09:26:42 BST 2010

On Sunday 28 March 2010, Michael Howard wrote:
> In an earlier mail regarding building the installer you said it couldn't
> be cross-compiled and had to be built directly on a armel system. Must
> it be done on sid? Not lenny?

The installer source in my branch is based on current "trunk" of the D-I 
source code and not on the Lenny branch. This means it is based on the 
Squeeze version of the installer, which in turn means it should be built 
in a Sid environment (either a Sid system or a Lenny system with a Sid 

Building in a Squeeze environment may be possible, but is not recommended.

As the Squeeze installer supports installing both Squeeze and Lenny, it 
makes more sense to use that than the Lenny installer. The Lenny installer 
is known to be incompatible with Squeeze.

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