ubuntu/+source/installation-guide:debian/jessie

Last commit made on 2017-05-07
Get this branch:
git clone -b debian/jessie https://git.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/installation-guide
Members of Ubuntu Server Dev import team can upload to this branch. Log in for directions.

Branch merges

Branch information

Name:
debian/jessie
Repository:
lp:ubuntu/+source/installation-guide

Recent commits

79a4412... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2017-04-29

Import patches-unapplied version 20150423+deb8u3 to debian/jessie

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: f452f0fe1b85ba797454484126c162b0c275fe67

New changelog entries:
  [ Matt Kraai ]
  * Fix Instructions for creating syslinux.cfg according to syslinux 5.00
  change. Closes: #803267.
  [ Cyril Brulebois ]
  * Mass-update po translations (install-methods.po) so that the syslinux
    example is correct (see #803267): el es fi hu ko ru sv vi zh_CN zh_TW

f452f0f... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2016-01-21

Import patches-unapplied version 20150423+deb8u2 to debian/jessie

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: c29ef4d72e0f35e649ffc3920f48656dd78b5fa3

New changelog entries:
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Added QNAP TS-109, TS-209, TS-409 and TS-409U as supporteded
    models again.

c29ef4d... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-05-03

Import patches-unapplied version 20150423+deb8u1 to debian/jessie

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: a40c3db2a39729bf7373c24fee56c220333668fa

New changelog entries:
  * Backport fixes from sid.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Give to make-kpkg a "1.0.custom" revision instead of bogus "custom.1.0".
    Closes: #783613.
  * Add an example preseed entry for setting up multi-arch.
    Closes: #785165 . Thanks to Matthew Sweet for the patch.
  [ Christian Perrier ]
  * Fix kernel source compression extension in kernel-baking.xml
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Revert to documenting that the text installer is still the default
    installer.
  * Remove mention of kfreebsd as supported archs for Jessie

a40c3db... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-04-22

Import patches-unapplied version 20150423 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: 376e791fc1977f1ee61bbaaa3c7759571c34495d

New changelog entries:
  * A few translation updates.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Make size needed on / an entity, and bump its max to 310. Thanks Paolo
    Cavallini for the report and Laura Arjona Reina for the investigation!

376e791... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-03-28

Import patches-unapplied version 20150417 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: b35c2df4189e4682316236eeba02d14cb5bd0a62

New changelog entries:
  [ St├ęphane Blondon ]
  * Improve html table aspect.
  * Add missing "warning" icon.
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Add a "Debian-provided U-Boot (system firmware) images" subsection
    in the "Pre-Installation Hardware and Operating System Setup" section
    and add a link to the U-Boot images in the "Downloading Files from
    Debian Mirrors" section.
  * Add a "Using pre-built SD-card images with the installer" subsection
    in the "Booting the Installer on ARM" section.
  * Correct the number of supported architectures (arm64 and ppc64el are
    release architectures now).
  * Add a "Pre-built netboot tarball" subsection for armhf in the
    "Booting by TFTP" section.
  * Add a "Console configuration" subsection in the "Booting the Installer
    on ARM" section.
  * Add information that the IXP4xx platform support in Jessie is limited
    to dist-upgrades from Wheezy, that new installations are not supported
    for the IXP4xx platform and that kernel support for it will definitely
    be dropped in Stretch.
  * Add LinkSprite pcDuino3 to the list of supported armhf systems.
  * Change http.debian.net references to httpredir.debian.org.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Add ppc64el bits.
  [ Wookey ]
  * Update the "Supported Hardware" section for arm64.
  [ Steve McIntyre ]
  * Update stats for number of packages per arch, number of DDs and number
    of mailing lists
  * Add mention of BD-ROM like CD/DVD
  * Lots of updates to documentation about EFI
  * Make USB boot a more prominent option for booting the installer on x86
  * Remove the old hdX device names, switch to sdX for disks
  * Various fixes for arm* support
  * Loads of trivial translations.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Add missing "set -e" in build/Makefile to trap build failures.
    Closes: #782673.
  * Loads of trivial translations.
  * Fix moving the html images when destination already contains a built
    manual. Closes: #782765.

b35c2df... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-01-03

Import patches-unapplied version 20150323 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: 49195ae420a659c5ae2c375fc35cfc8822c6bd96

New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Rephrase documentation of grub-installer/bootdev to make it clear that it
    has to be specified. document that it can be preseeded with "default".
  * Update preseed grub-style partition name from grub1 style (hd0,0) to grub2
    style (hd0,1).
  * Avoid security issues while making an encrypted root password for a
    preseed file. Closes: #775718.
  * Re-enable da language.
  [ Stuart Prescott ]
  * Advise users not to use unetbootin
  * Suggest win32diskimager as an alternativee to unetbootin
  * Explicitly list the netinst, CD-1 and DVD-1 images as "which image should
    I use" is a FAQ.
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Update the armhf platform support status.
  * Update the u-boot USB boot command in the "Booting from a USB stick in
    u-boot" section as required by newer u-boot versions.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Make year for copyright an entity.
  [ St├ęphane Blondon ]
  * Add CSS for the html version.

49195ae... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2014-12-30

Import patches-unapplied version 20141230 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: 1994aff8e5a620fd3e3ddb0d21f185ed21f1d002

New changelog entries:
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * List the armel MV78xx0 platform as no longer supported in Jessie
    (support was removed with linux-image 3.16.2-1) and remove the
    mv78xx0 flavor from the architecture table.
  * List the armel ixp4xx platform as (again) supported in Jessie.
    Support for it has been reenabled with kernel 3.16.
  * List the Wandboard Quad as supported armhf platform (based on
    installation report #773127).
  * Add a "Booting from a USB stick in u-boot" subsection in the
    "Booting the Installer on ARM" section.
  [ Ben Hutchings ]
  * Warn that one must copy hybrid images on whole USB sticks, not just a
    partition. Closes: #762024.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Fix preseed name: netcfg/link_detection_timeout ->
    netcfg/link_wait_timeout. Thanks Julien Cristau for noticing.
  * Update brltty URLs and version.
  * Update preseeding of desktops and list of desktops.
  * Add arm64 and ppc64el manual builds.
  * Update tasks installation sizes.
  * It is now possible to choose the installed desktop, and the default is now
    Gnome on x86. Closes: #764026.
  * Fix documentation for -- after it was turned into --- for fixing #764675.
  * Explicit that console=ttyS0,something has to be put after ---.
  [ Baptiste Jammet ]
  * Update installation-guide for no separated /usr. Closes: #772461.

1994aff... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2014-09-16

Import patches-unapplied version 20140916 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: 4ad753ed234db83ed933331b9f15da8f30b385a9

New changelog entries:
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Remove information about Cobalt devices.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Reference the DEBIAN_FRONTEND parameter in the accessibility section.
  * Do not document a "d-i keymap" alias, it does not work, only the bootcommand
    keymap alias works.
  * Emphasize about the issue of language/keyboard being by default asked before
    disk and network preseeding.
  * Mention where filesystems are mounted for preseed commands.
  * Fix setting up ssh access now that root with password is disabled by
    default. Closes: #756065.
  * Add support for "any" and "x86" magics in preseed.pl. Closes: #758476.
  * Update linux-x86 lowmem limits.
  * Add arch-parallel build support.
  * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no change).
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Update and extend the "Supported Hardware" section for armel
    and armhf:
      - update the architecture/subarch/flavor table
      - add general information about armel and armhf
      - add information about platform-specific and multiplatform kernels
      - update the platform support status
  * Disable the "Booting the SS4000-E" section as it describes hardware
    which is not supported in Jessie anymore (Intel iop32-based NAS).
  * Disable the references to the Thecus N2100 and the GLAN Tank in the
    "Where to Find Installation Images" section. Both are Intel
    iop32-based systems which are not supported in Jessie anymore.
  * Add an "ARM firmware", a "Setting the ethernet MAC address
    in u-boot" and a "Kernel/Initrd/Device-Tree relocation issues in
    u-boot" subsection in the "Pre-Installation Hardware and
    Operating System Setup" section.
  * Add a "Boot image formats" and a "TFTP-booting in u-boot" subsection
    in the "Booting the Installer on ARM" section.
  * Add location information for the armmp flavor to the "Where to Find
    Installation Images" section.
  * Add a "Making the system bootable with flash-kernel" subsection
    to the "Making Your System Bootable" section for arm platforms.
  * Remove ia64, s390 and sparc from the supported architecture list
    for Jessie.
  * Update several common entities for Jessie.
  * Reword the "Installing Additional Software" section to make it
    easier to change the default desktop environment in the installation
    guide.
  * Remove outdated reference to booting from floppy disks in the
    "Booting from CD-ROM" section.
  * Add a "Systems with UEFI firmware" subsection and a
    "Disabling the Windows 8 'fast boot' feature" subsection in the
    "Pre-Installation Hardware and Operating System Setup" section.
  [ Cyril Brulebois ]
  * Drop installation-guide-ia64 package (commented out).
  * Target release is now jessie.
  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Remove mention of partman's ability to copy data between partitions,
    since that relies on libparted's filesystem-handling code which is being
    removed.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Drop s390, ia64 and sparc from control / archlist files for Jessie
    (means dropping installation-guide-s390 and installation-guide-sparc
    packages)
  * Update manual for graphical installer being the default installer
    under i386 and amd64 for Jessie.
  * Move contents of 'Graphical installer' appendix to regular parts
    of the manual.
  * Remove references of loop-AES (no longer supported by the installer).

4ad753e... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2013-10-08

Import patches-unapplied version 20131009 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: f0b8778acdcba31b5e7b09dff4c24e8a0f9625ab

New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Add /run directory to the tree summary.
  * Document that we need to update the disk size figure in the boot help text
    too.
  * Drop texlive-lang-finnish build-dep: Finnish is currently disabled.
  * Replace texlive-lang-swedish build-dep with texlive-lang-european for
    hyphenation support, thanks Ansgar Burchardt for the hint.
  * Drop texlive-lang-vietnamese build-dep, now provided by
    texlive-lang-other. Closes: #709759.
  * chroot installation:
    - Advise to mount /proc before running MAKEDEV generic. Closes: #725398.
    - Advise to install ncurses-term for unusual TERM values. Closes: #725400.
  * rules: Add build-arch and build-indep targets.
  * control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Removal of references to 'volatile'.

f0b8778... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2013-05-03

Import patches-unapplied version 20130503 to debian/sid

Imported using git-ubuntu import.

Changelog parent: 967be852ae2abe3ba1d64ca013cfd321bb04024b

New changelog entries:
  [ Vincent McIntyre ]
  * Clearly distinguish between auto boot label and auto=true kernel
    parameter.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Add some details about serial console boot parameter.
  * Rework the auto wording.
  * Default fs is ext4, not ext3. Thanks Regid Ichira for the report.
  * Apply killall.sh -> kill-all-dhcp renaming, thanks Yoshito Komatsu for the
    report. Closes: #705819.
  * Switch from dhcp3-server to isc-dhcp-server, thanks Salvatore Bonaccorso
    for the report.Closes: #706103.
  * Stop advising to use init 1 to restart servers. Thanks Regid Ichira for
    the report.
  * Make it clear that dark theme is about colors.
  [ Jakub Wilk ]
  * Fix some typos. Closes: #705311.
  [ Milan Kupcevic ]
  * How to boot YDL Powerstation from factory default CD/DVD drive.
  * Update list of supported PowerPC machines.