Re-Implement jasper functions as debian-installer udebs

Registered by Oliver Grawert on 2011-10-19

jasper is a pile of hacks similar to casper. target of this spec is to re-implement the functions jasper fulfills in debian-installer modules.

additionally the ac100-tarball-installer functionality should go into d-i as well.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Steve Langasek
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Oliver Grawert
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Adam Conrad
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for precise
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Work Items:
Implement partition resizing function in partman: POSTPONE
Examine if filesystem resize is possible to be done online in the background and if that causes speedups: TODO
Implement a new d-i module that does the filesystem resize based on the outcome of the measurements: POSTPONE
Research if enabling the sawpfile in fstab can be handled by partmans fstab creation: POSTPONE
[adconrad] Make sure flash-kernel-installer does the right thing on all our images: TODO
[ogra] Create a jasper.udeb package for the remaining bits we can not move into other d-i modules: POSTPONE
[ogra] Move the TI PPA setup into proper packages: DONE
Create a d-i initrd with all the above enablement, make sure if this d-i image is used that the preseed option to enable oem-config is set: POSTPONE
To replace the tarball installation of ac100-tarball-installer create a new udeb that hooks into the slot of bootstrap-base and extracts the rootfs tarball: POSTPONE

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