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

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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.

967be85... by Cyril Brulebois on 2013-04-07

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New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Document IPv6 preseeding. Thanks Vincent McIntyre for the suggestion.
  * Rename disable_dhcp into disable_autoconfig, the former is now deprecated.
  * Document that IPv6 autoconfiguration is disabled along DHCP.
  * Disable outdated Catalan and Finnish translations.
  * Update installation sizes.
  * Document that the mirror host name actually has to be a URL base for now.
  * Suffix web documents with http lang ids rather than locale lang ids, for
    working content-language negociation.
  * Fix space typo reported by Enrico Zini.
  * Fix spurious syncs reported by Enrico Zini.
  * Fix Linux kernel package version, reported by Enrico Zini.
  * /etc/adjtime is not automatically built by debootstrap any more, document
    how to create it.
  [ Milan Kupcevic ]
  * Debian-installer partition table editing tool not compatible with
    MacOS 9. Closes: #604134.

8dbe3d6... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2013-02-08

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New changelog entries:
  [ Brian Potkin ]
  * Remove references to businesscard images, which are no more.
  * Document how to get back from help to menu.
  * Improve documentation about kernel modules needing firmwares, including
    how to look for “firmware” in dmesg's output. Closes: #695403.
  * Improve documentation about user accounts: move it to the right place
    and explain how setting an empty root password leads to sudo being
    installed. Closes: #692314.
  * Explain how to include firmware or packages on a USB stick built by hand.
  * Explain one can use a USB stick while having booted another
    way. Closes: #692309.
  [ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
  * Fix typo in network configuration preseed example snipped
    Closes: #691164
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Update lowmem, disk usage, package numbers, lists number values.
  * Fix po detection.
  * Fix bogus URLs, thanks Brian Potkin for the hint. Closes: #692310.
  * Document speakup shortcuts for speed and volume.
  * Add wiki URL for installed system accessibility.
  * Provide more details on software speech synthesis support.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Fix location of UTC vs local timezone configuration. Closes: #699297.

4c69ecb... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2012-10-09

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  * Replace \n with spaces from getfromlist output in buildweb.sh.
    Closes: #690065.

6d3e19a... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2012-10-08

Import patches-unapplied version 20121008 to debian/sid

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New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * debian/rules: Fix suite name.
  * preseed: Add authorized_keys url preseed example, thanks Charles Plessy
    for the patch. Closes: #684629.
  * official-cdrom: Add link to CD FAQ. Thanks Holger Wansing and Richard
    Owlett for the heads-up. Closes: #280348, #309568.
  * Add language-parallel build support.
  * Update figures.
  * Remove outdated keyboard configuration bits.
  * Update preseed aliases.
  * Document that only basic keymap variants are available for preseeding.
    Closes: #682857.
  * Advise virtualization+serial users into using screen to fix glitches.
    Closes: #689548.
  [ Simon Guinot ]
  * Document support for LaCie NASes. Closes: #686128
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Various small removals / updates / amendments in the chapters 2,3 and 5,
    most of them concerning outdated information.
  * Extended the "Devices Requiring Firmware" section.
  * Rewrote large parts of the "Avoid Proprietary or Closed Hardware"
    section.
  * Rewrote the "Hardware Compatibility" section.
  * Amended the "Network Settings" section.
  * Rewrote the "Pre-Partitioning for Multi-Boot Systems" section
    to bring it up to date with the current d-i features and make it
    easier to read for beginners.
  * Rewrote the "Pre-Installation Hardware and Operating System Setup"
    section to bring it up to date for modern hardware.
  * Amended the "Official Debian GNU/Linux CD/DVD-ROM Sets" section
    (CD1 without network mirror too small for a full GNOME/KDE install).
  * Added a note that for some devices firmware may not be necessary,
    even though a firmware prompt is displayed.
    Closes: #687454
  * Reworked the "Configuring the Network" section, added information
    regarding IPv6 support.
  * Added a "Choosing a network mirror" section, added information
    regarding IPv6 connectivity of debian mirrors and information about
    ftp.ipv6.debian.org and http.debian.net.

6a09ae4... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2012-08-26

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  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Reference the French translation of the brltty manual in fr.
  * Disable G-I on kfreebsd-*.
  * Document booting d-i from grub2. Closes: #612165.
  * Mention preseeding as an alternative for accessibility.
  * Document that the text installer is selected by default.
  * Avoid referencing BRLTTY manual chapter precise numbers. Closes: #580508.
  * Make it clear that it's the ISO file which needs to be copied to the USB
    key.
  * Update powerpc's copy of documentation for copying ISO file on USB keys.
  * Add software speech synthesis documentation.
  * Document SCSI partition raise to 255. Closes: Bug#644734. Thanks David
    Prévot.
  * Do not make users think that only "Graphical install" has speakup support,
    and not "64 bit graphical install" too.
  * Mention the 64bit variant installation options.
  * Update chroot manual into using grub2.
  * Document that installing makedev is needed to get MAKEDEV.
    Closes: #620881, #656939.
  * Document the availability of other apt sources, thanks Karl for the
    patch. Closes: Bug#608828.
  * Update xorg, brltty and speakup versions.
  * WPA/WPA2 is now available. Closes: #659648.
  * Use dd of= instead of cat >, to save users who use sudo. Advise to make
    sure the stick is unmounted. Closes: #660776.
  * Rename kbd-chooser component to console-setup.
  * Fix preseeding for keyboard-configuration.
  * Simply use cp instead of dd to prepare USB stick.
  * Remove heading / from pxelinux.0, it seems to pose problem with some
    implementations. Thanks Ulrich Krause for the report.
  * Document that flexible-built USB keys do not show the boot menu by
    default, and document how to enable it. Thanks Filipus Klutiero for the
    report. Closes: #666105.
  * Document that installing an MBR is needed to get a bootable USB key.
  * Add armhf, s390x architectures, comment hppa architecture.
  * Enable korean language.
  * Use base-system-size and task-desktop-lxde-inst instead of hardcoding
    install size in chroot method.
  * Advise to install ssh and set root passwd in chroot method, thanks Michael
    Stapelberg for the patch. Closes: #413649.
  * Remove PA-RISC architecture from documented supported list.
  * Add partman-lvm/confirm_nooverwrite to preseed example. Closes: #610282,
    #609704.
  * Update scripts and entities to wheezy name.
  * Add myself as uploader.
  [ Steve McIntyre ]
  * Make it clearer how we expect users to write CDs to USB sticks.
    Closes: #680650.
  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Fix typo in example preseed. Closes: #612631
  [ Didier Raboud ]
  * Document win32-loader as a possible boot method. Closes: #444017.
  [ Colin Watson ]
  * The text frontend is available on most default install media. Adjust
    the Boot Parameters section to say so.
  * Update url-us-keymap. Thanks, Manfred Hampl; LP: #741134.
  * Document log_host and log_port.
  * Update link to installer/doc/devel/ to cope with the switch to git.
  [ Christian Perrier ]
  * Document preseed-md5 and keymap preseed aliases
    Closes: #621825, #621824, #681801
  * Add VCS-Browser to debian/control. Closes: #636937
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Update list of supported ARM devices.
  [ Miguel Figueiredo ]
  * Fix chroot install keyboard configuration. Closes: #634168.
  [ Julian Andres Klode ]
  * Use C.UTF-8 locale for chroot install. Closes: #634167.
  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Remove dead link to Phoenix large disk BIOS faq. Closes: #638268
  * Add a pointer to the unofficial non-free CDs with firmware.
  * 1 gb USB key now needed for hd-media. Closes: #666090
  [ Vincent McIntyre ]
  * Mention DEBCONF_DEBUG. Closes: #668572.
  [ Milan Kupcevic ]
  * Clarify how to boot PowerMacs from external Firewire and internal
    factory default CD/DVD drives. Closes: #378119.
  * Document how to boot Pegasos II from factory default CD/DVD drive.
  [ Nozomu Kurasawa ]
  * Fix xml file test. Closes: #684834.

0b15bf8... by Christian Perrier on 2011-01-22

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New changelog entries:
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * List myself as one of the main authors in the administrativa appendix.
  * Clarify IP addresses in example for booting SS4000-E (arm). Thanks to
    Miroslav Kure for the patch.
  * Add link to boot screen section in accessibility section. Closes: #579954.
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Update links for ARM images.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Update brltty version.
  * Document booting from DOS (Closes: Bug#518808).
  * Add non-Linux infrastructure to the build system.
  * Add kFreeBSD infrastructure.
  * Replace Linuxish bits with per-port entities.
  * Rephrase Hurd-specific paragraph explaining that Debian GNU/Hurd is not
    Linux.
  * Add a "What is Debian GNU/kFreeBSD" section.
  * Add the list of architectures supported by the kFreeBSD port.
  * Restrict "Board Devices" accessibility section to Linux.
  * Fix port URL for non-Linux ports.
  * Fix "hardware" part for non-Linux ports. Now needs fine-tune from BSD
    people.
  * Fix "boot-installer" part for non-Linux ports. Still needs extensive
    review from BSD people.
  * Fix "preparing", "using-d-i", "boot-new", "post-install", "howto",
    "preseed", "partitioning", and "random-bits" parts for non-Linux ports.
  * Factorize os-specific parameters in build/arch-options.
  * Rename debian entity to debian-gnu. Introduce new debian entity which just
    stands for "Debian".
  * Rename Mandrake into Mandriva (Closes: Bug#601308).
  * Update installation sizes for amd64 instead of i386.
  * Mention Windows 2003, Vista, and 7.
  * Fix graphical boot options.
  * Move user setup to before clock setup in "Using the Debian Installer" and
    "Automating the installation using preseeding".
  * Document dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration instead of kbd-config.
  * Add installation-guide-kfreebsd-{i386,amd64} packages.
  * Reference Debian Installer modules documentation from the preseed section
    (Closes: Bug#603159).
  * Move boot parameters subsections from inside the debian installer parameters
    section, to which they don't really belong.
  * Make subsection Installation Over the Network a direct child of Using
    Individual Components instead of hiding it in "Miscellaneous".
  * Rename 6.3.8 "Miscellaneous" into "Troubleshooting".
  * Fix default tftp directory from /var/lib/tftpboot to /srv/tftp, thanks
    Charles Plessy (Closes: Bug#606725).
  * Enable Spanish and Swedish translations (almost up-to-date).
  * Reword i386 and amd64 arch names to be consistent with the corresponding
    release-notes change: Intel x86 → 32-bit PC, AMD64 → 64-bit PC.
  * Add keyboard-configuration/xkb-keymap preseed variable.
    (Closes: Bug#599772)
  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Update USB stick documentation to reflect isohybird mini.iso files,
    as generated by debian-installer >= 20100913.
  [ Christian Perrier ]
  * Remove obsolete reference to the replicator package
    Closes: #597983
  [ Maximilian Attems ]
  * Remove obsolete reference to kernel-img.conf
  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Fix "/etc/init.d/dhcpd3-server" typo (should be
    /etc/init.d/dhcp3-server), and unfuzzy all translations (LP: #666726).
  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Updated USB stick documentation to describe the much simpler, more
    flexible, and likely more robust use of isohybrid images. All i386
    and amd64 ISO images are now isohybrid.
  * Remove documentation of no longer supported
    grub-installer/grub2_instead_of_grub_legacy preseed. Closes: #610739

1191085... by Frans Pop <email address hidden> on 2010-05-18

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  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Note that partman-auto/init_automatically_partition is only honoured if
    partman-auto/method is not set.
  * Document the use of grub-installer/grub2_instead_of_grub_legacy to
    switch back to GRUB Legacy for those who need it.
  * Remove spurious quoting in network-console documentation, pointed out by
    Jonathan Amery.
  * partman now asks a slightly different (and less scary) confirmation
    question if it doesn't appear that any data is being overwritten.
    Document the associated preseeding changes.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Add missing hyphen in command "kbd-config". With thanks to Tapio Lehtonen.
    Closes: #545584.
  * Include a caution in the IA64 version of the manual against using IA64
    for "normal" 64-bit Intel systems.
  * Disable the variant for the alpha architecture: it is being dropped as a
    release architecture for Squeeze.
  * When updating PO files, set them to a standard width of 79 (same as used
    for l10n-sync for D-I master PO files).
  * Document that Debian now installs Recommends by default and how to disable
    that.
  * x86 USB boot: two improvements suggested by Timo Juhani Lindfors and one
    by Samuel Thibault. Closes: #532437, #532440, #548534.
  * welcome: add a link to www.kernel.org and remove the no longer valid link
    to www.kerneltraffic.org. Closes: #331523.
  * Document new help functionality.
  * Update for changes in locale selection in localechooser 2.17 and 2.18:
    - selecting a different country is now always possible at high priority;
    - change in order of selection of additional locales and default locale;
    - selection of a preferred locale if a combination of language and country
      was selected for which no locale exists;
    - support for separate preseeding of language, country and locale.
  * Mention option to select UTC as time zone at medium/low priority.
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Mention more Kirkwood-based devices that are supported.
  * Document where to get Kirkwood installer images from.
  * Fix the preseeding example to say that allow_unauthenticated is a
    boolean (and not a string).
  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Reword section on installer's support of wireless.
  [ Steve Langasek ]
  * Update the appendix on chroot installs to not recommend mapping 127.0.0.1
    to the hostname; use 127.0.1.1, the same as the installer itself does.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Update and extend information on preseeding partman. Based on a patch from
    Vincent McIntyre. Closes: #511053.
  * Use 'ip addr' instead of 'ifconfig' to get MAC address for RARP setup.
  * Update information on setting up a TFTP server.
  * As of Lenny syslinux no longer requires that the TFTP server supports the
    'tsize' option (see #570273). With thanks to Ferenc Wagner.
  * Using D-I: add subsection intruducing supported partitioning options,
    including a list of supported file systems.
  * Disabling framebuffer on x86 now also requires passing 'vga=normal'. With
    thanks to Samuel Thibault. Closes: #577461.
  * Update for switch of G-I from DirectFB to X.Org.
  * Update kernel version to 2.6.32, number of Debian Developers and program
    versions.
  * Update URL for Debian mirror list. Closes: #579935.
  * Disable Korean, Portuguese (BR), Spanish and Swedish translations as they
    are incomplete.

97b7ab2... by Frans Pop <email address hidden> on 2009-09-01

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  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Switch over from Lenny to Squeeze. Current kernel is 2.6.29.
  * Change the Debian designation for the ARM architecture from arm to armel.
    The internal 'arch-spec' and file naming convention remains "arm" in order
    to avoid unnecessary changes and work for translators.
  * Mention that TERM= can be passed as boot parameter to set the terminal type
    for serial console installs. Based on a patch suggested by Samuel Thibault.
    Closes: #524666.
  * Update copyright for 2009.
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Updates for ARM (armel):
    - Remove sections about Netwinder/CATS, which are no longer supported.
    - Update the "supported hardware" table.
    - Add a section about Marvell's Kirkwood, which is now supported.
  * Updates for MIPS:
    - Show some sections on mipsel that apply there too.
    - Say that the Cobalt Qube 2700 (Qube1) is no longer supported.
    - Remove everything about the Broadcom SWARM and BigSur since we no
      longer support these devices in the installer.
  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Merge from Ubuntu:
    - Document partman/mount_style, which controls how filesystems are
      mounted.
  * Document pkgsel/include/install-recommends.
  * partman/confirm_write_new_label was renamed to
    partman-partitioning/confirm_write_new_label in r50363, December 2007.
    Adjust preseeding documentation to match.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Document installation of localization tasks.
  * Document the debian-installer/add-kernel-opts preconfiguration option.
  * Add links to website documenting braille keybindings. Thanks to
    Samuel Thibault for the patch. Closes: #534260.
  * Fix typo in chroot install appendix. Closes: #535494.
  * Improve bootp documentation. Thanks to Holger Wansing for the patch.
    Closes: #282614.
  * On s390 the system clock is not modified by the installer.
  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * Document the netcfg/enable preseeding that allows for disabling the
    network configuration. Thanks to Anthony L. Awtrey <email address hidden>
    for the patch.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Move most build dependencies to Build-Depends-Indep.

af72a2e... by Frans Pop <email address hidden> on 2009-04-27

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  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Document partman/early_command (added in partman-base 129).
  * Add note about preseeding ownership to preseed-seenflag section, since I
    had a user confused by this who hadn't found the note elsewhere
    explaining owners.
  * Use /dev/sda and /dev/sdb in the RAID preseeding example rather than
    /dev/discs/disc0/disc and /dev/discs/disc1/disc, since the latter
    devices no longer exist.
  * Document noshell boot parameter. See #504381.
  * Clarify behaviour of "auto" preseed alias.
  * Clarify that preseeding aliases are only aliases for question names, and
    that a value is always needed as well.
  * Apparently you can pass extra boot parameters to OpenBoot at the end of
    the 'boot' command. Document this as it has been known to cause some
    confusion.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Document preseeding of network-console now that its postinst can be
    relied on to be executed.
  * Update info on passing boot parameter for PPPoE.
  * Explain Standard system task.
  * Add LXDE desktop environment.
  * Mention option to select desktop environment from boot menu for x86 CDs.
  * Add task sizes for alternative desktop environments.
  * chroot install: 'tzconfig' is deprecated for 'dpkg-reconfigure tzdata'.
    Closes: #520582.
  * Booting using LILO or GRUB: minor improvements. Closes: #519508.
  * Fix example how to generate md5-encoded password. Closes: #518018.
  * Fix missing tags in Japanese translation. Closes: #509372.
  * Improve script that extracts preconfiguration example file from appendix.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Document accessibility support. Closes: #509371.
  [ Frans Pop ]
  * (Re-)enable Vietnamese translation (not fully up-to-date).
  * Convert PO translations for Finnish, Korean and Vietnamese to XML using
    their last fully translated version.
  * Release update of the manual for Lenny. Six translations have not been
    updated: Brazilian, Catalan, Finnish, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.