Accepted installation-guide 20060726ubuntu1 (source)

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Aug 6 18:10:08 BST 2006

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sun,  6 Aug 2006 17:35:34 +0100
Source: installation-guide
Binary: installation-guide-powerpc installation-guide-sparc installation-guide-amd64 installation-guide-ia64 installation-guide-i386 installation-guide-hppa
Architecture: source
Version: 20060726ubuntu1
Distribution: edgy
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot at>
Changed-By: Colin Watson <cjwatson at>
 installation-guide-amd64 - Ubuntu installation guide
 installation-guide-hppa - Ubuntu installation guide
 installation-guide-i386 - Ubuntu installation guide
 installation-guide-ia64 - Ubuntu installation guide
 installation-guide-powerpc - Ubuntu installation guide
 installation-guide-sparc - Ubuntu installation guide
Closes: 309889 345482 360241 364517 364546
 installation-guide (20060726ubuntu1) edgy; urgency=low
   * Resynchronise with Debian.
   * Remove archive-copier documentation.
   * Bump kernelversion to 2.6.17.
   * Bump release version and names for Edgy.
   * Bump x11ver to 7.1.
   * Switch back to documenting tasksel, and update some places with Ubuntu
     task information.
   * Update GNOME version to 2.16.
   * Update Ubuntu branding. Fill in "Further Reading" section with some
     useful Ubuntu-related links.
 installation-guide (20060726) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Update kernel building section to conditionalise some more 2.4 kernel
   * Suggest passing --initrd to make-kpkg since the docs say nothing about
     compiling disk drivers into the kernel.
   * Document new passwd/root-login setting.
   * Booting a USB stick via a boot floppy is not supported by current
     installer images.
   * Update preseeding docs to use task names, not short descriptions, since
     that will work now and is more convenient for preseeding.
   * Document the kde-desktop and gnome-desktop subtasks.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Various corrections suggested by Clytie Siddall.
   * chroot-install:
     - add /etc/hosts to be created for network configuration (closes: #364517)
     - make kernel/linux-image variable (closes: #345482)
   * Document -- command line option for passing parameters to boot loader
     configuration (closes: #309889).
   * Switch Finnish from XML-based to PO-based translation.
   * Bring numbering and layout of GPL more in line with original. With thanks
     to Holger Wansing.
   * Add functionality to include optional paragraphs in translations.
     Initially two have been defined:
     - a paragraph in bookinfo for information about the translation;
     - a note in appendix/gpl.xml required with unofficial GPL translations.
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Document new preseed/run setting.
   * Prebaseconfig renamed to finish-install, which changes some documentation,
     and. notably, renames one of the xml files.
   * hd-media size changed to 256 mb.
   * Document new aliases added in preseed 1.17 for common debconf boot
     parameters: fb, url, file, locale, interface.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Document guided partitioning using LVM and update partitioning section.
   [ Martin Michlmayr ]
   * The RiscPC flavour is now known as "rpc" rather than "riscpc".
   * As of 2.6, r4k-ip22 also rupports r5k machines do the r5k-ip22 flavour
     has been dropped.
   [ Holger Levsen ]
   * Added the remaining suggestions about nubus and non-powerpc macs
     (closes: #364546).
   * Restructured the chapter about powerpc supported hardware, moved
     unsupported machines to the end.
   * Updated the information about existing kernel flavours.
   [ Miroslav Kure ]
   * Document installation to encrypted partitions (partman-crypto).
   * Update XOrg to 7.0.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Etch has been assigned version 4.0.
   * Update kernel versions to 2.6.16.
   * Base languages to be built for website on list of release languages.
   * arm, mips and mipsel switched to 2.6 kernels.
   * Enable Brazillian Portuguese and Vietnamese translation for release.
   * Disable Greek translation as it is too incomplete.
 installation-guide (20060427) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Update preseeding docs for base-config removal.
   * Add documentation of how to change apt-setup security source with
   * Remove the sarge preseeding docs.
   * Remove mentions of base-config and move base-config stuff to elsewhere.
   * Add documentation of apt-setup, user-setup, clock-setup, tzsetup, and
   * Change some references to tty3 (messages) to instead refer to tty4
   * Change references to /var/log/debian-installer to just /var/log/installer.
   * Remove docs for baseconfig-udeb; going away with base-config.
   * Removed various bits of sarge cruft when it made things easier.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Change default build to Etch.
   * Remove all Sarge specific content and make Etch specific content default.
   * Delete some obsolete entities.
   * Change references from package d-i-manual to package installation-guide.
   * Explicitly specify XML declaration as required by openjade 1.4devel1-15
     (closes: #360241).
   * Update appendix on chroot installs:
     - mention that debootstrap also requires basic Unix/Linux commands;
     - comment out link to outdated rpm packages of debootstrap.
   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Add a few more supports-floppy-boot and bootable-usb conditionals to
     make it easier to turn all this off in rebuilds of the manual.
   * Etch uses X.Org 6.9, and xserver-xorg instead of xserver-xfree86.
   * Document how to pick a particular interface with
     netcfg/choose_interface, including how to do this before reading a
     preseed file.
   * Remove obsolete substvar.
   * Build-depend on libhtml-parser-perl for build/
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Add docs about preseeding a fallback to a static IP if dhcp fails.
   * Update copyright date.
   * It's possible to use preseeding to set up LVM now, so remove stuff about
     it not working.
   * Document DHCP preseeding. Note that this documents it as of netcfg 1.24
     and preseed 1.13.
   [ Martin Michlmayr ]
   * Bring ARM up to date with reality: remove unsupported flavours, add
   * Fix Netwinder/CATS download location.
   * Improve the Netwinder TFTP boot instructions.
   * The Netwinder firmware is no longer available due to license problems.
   * Mention NSLU2 download location.
   * Describe how to flash the installer image onto the NSLU2.
   * Describe how to boot a Cobalt machine.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Document new option to preseed additional apt sources for target system.
   * Document how to create a preconfiguration file.
   * Enable Catalan, Italian and Swedish translations for release.
   * Disable Brazillian Portuguese translation as it is too incomplete.
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