Bug#961590: Include drm modules in non-gtk arm64 cdrom initrds
Control: reassign -1 debian-installer
Control: severity -1 normal
Control: retitle -1 Include drm modules in non-gtk arm64 cdrom initrds
Control: tag -1 patch
On 26/05/2020 20:40, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:
>> There are two initrds in that iso, 'install.a64/initrd.gz' doesn't
>> have drm modules, but the 'install.a64/gtk/initrd.gz' one has them.
>> Can you try booting the gtk one? If you boot to GRUB, 'Graphical
>> Install' should be using that.
> And that's plain wrong.
> I want to run D-I on my monitor. Nevermind is it text mode one or gtk
> one. My board does not require serial console to boot as I have
> graphical output in U-Boot and can control it using USB keyboard.
I agree they should be included, so I'm changing bug metadata to that
> And I prefer text mode D-I over gtk one.
You can also add DEBIAN_FRONTEND=newt to the kernel cmdline to force
that in the gtk builds.
Haven't really tested, but this change should be enough: