[debian] installation

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Fri Dec 12 17:58:37 CET 2008

> I recently tried to reinstall Debian with a FAT partition. I got errors
> indicating Debian (kernel?) couldn't be installed that way. (This didn't
> happen when I had originally installed some time ago.)

yes, that has been discussed a while ago: there's debian kernel package  
now and dpkg does not support creating links in fat.
the first versions of the install.sh simply wgot the kernel file and  
copied it to fat, nowadays the deb is used.

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