Proposal of Debian Installer Errata updates - Debian
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Proposal of Debian Installer Errata updates
Re: Proposal of Debian Installer Errata updates
On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 07:24:25PM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Here goes my first proposed diff against current errata. Please
> check if I've skiped anything that you can test and check if it works
> now or if you know it has been fixed already.
> 1. http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata
I think the powerpc item was always slightly wrong. I suggest (sorry,
don't have the source to hand):
-the snd-powermac module is no longer loaded by default as it will lock up some systems; you will need to add it to /etc/modules manually
+the snd-powermac module is no longer loaded by default on all systems as it will lock up some models; you may need to add it to /etc/modules manually
Note that the hw-detect changelog entry was:
* discover-mac-io.sh: snd-powermac can lock up G5 iMac and Power Mac.
.... and the code reads:
elif [ "$name" = awacs ]; then
# probably best to go for ALSA
elif [ "$name" = davbus ] || [ "$name" = i2s-a ]; then
for child in "$dir"/*; do
if [ -f "$child/name" ]; then
childname="$(cat "$child/name" 2>/dev/null || true)"
if [ "$childname" = sound ]; then
# Loading snd-powermac locks up G5 systems
if [ "$name" != i2s-a ]; then
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Reviewed errata text
Here's the current status of the errata file on my system, after
applying Otavio's diff and corrections by debian-l10n-english.
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