[Pkg-zfsonlinux-devel] Partial success in getting ZoL support for D-I
turbo at bayour.com
Fri May 10 14:08:54 UTC 2013
I've FINALY gotten my custom d-i iso image to show me ZFS
I'm currently trying out if I can actually create a pool,
fs and install on it!
And if that works (and so far it looks good), I need to make
sure that grub can boot it (already have my own build of ZoL
Partial because I'm not sure I can reproduce it! :). I've
had to seriously hack d-i for it to build an image with
my kernel of choose (3.9.0-rc6+tf.1) and a local mirror.
As said, in addition to this I've had to seriously hack
build/Makefile, build/util/get-packages to get it to build.
Something that isn't a ugly hack is:
Configure kernel version and flavor:
KERNELVERSION = 3.9.0-rc6+tf.1
KERNELMAJOR = 3.9
KERNEL_FLAVOUR = amd64-di
Local overrides for build:
MKLIBS = mklibs
USE_UDEBS_FROM = squeeze
UDEB_COMPONENTS = local/debian-installer
DPKG_UNPACK_OPTIONS = --force-overwrite
EXTRAUDEBS = cdebconf-newt-entropy cdebconf-text-entropy
PRESEED = config/local.preseed
Local install options to simplify auto installs
deb http://celia.bayour.com/debian squeeze local main/debian-installer local/debian-installer
And, no. Celia isn't available from the outside my network :)
I had to create a 'linux-kernel-di-amd64-3.9.0-rc6+tf.1' package
from 'linux-kernel-di-amd64-2.6' (1.76+squeeze9) so that I could
get all the kernel module udebs from my current kernel.
What else... Can't remember any more. It's taken me three days
(almost 17-18 hours/day :) to get here. Hence 'Partial' :)
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