Re: Alpha boot-foppies successes and failures cvs-2001-08-03
Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > - Configuring modules segfaults
> I'm pretty sure this is fixed now.
> > > > - installing base segfaults and gives return value 139
> I believe this is fixed now, no?
Both were ash failures.
> > > > 4) When installing files via NFS it doesn't work to list possible
> > > > dirs, one has to specify the correct dir manually.
> > >
> > > This might be a general problem, not an alpha problem. We should
> > > track this down or file it or something.
> > I just tried installing from harddisk. Once it worked and found the
> > stuff, the next reboot it didn't. Most curious.
> Well, it would be helpful to look at the bug already filed for this,
> and followup to identify exactly what circumstances causing it to
> > > > Also the /instmnt is still there and still confusing.
> > >
> > > I don't think it would be best to remove this. Rather there should be
> > > verbage on there explaining that the mount point for the server
> > > already mounted is /instmnt.
> > You select "server:/path/to/the/dir" and that gets omited as
> > well.
> That's the server name, not the mount point.
> > Theres realy no reason for the gui to tell where the nfs is
> > mounted temporary.
> We happen to disagree. I assume that poeple will be doing things in
> tty2, at least some of the time, and this helps with that.
> Furthermore, the user could make other mount points or whatever.
It still makes no sense to have it in the selection. People just get
confused and delete it and then nothing works.
If you want mention that the nsf will be mounted at /instmnt but it
just makes no sense that i can I select anything outside the nfs
mounted fs in that selection.