Bug#316944: installation-report: Installation Report: Etch using 7/4/05 netinst CD
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 11:53:05PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> 1. I had to alt-F2 to a console and manually run ntfsresize. In 99% of
> cases, new-bought computers will have a Windows partition, it wouldn't
> hurt to automate this. It worked flawlessly, I just think it should at
> least be offered as an option in the installer.
It's supposed to be offered. Did you try pressing Enter with the cursor
on the "Size:" line for that partition in the partitioner, and then
changing the size?
> 2. X didn't detect my Unichrome (VIA) video circuitry. I had to fiddle
> with X a bit to get it to work on this box. I don't know if the
> upcoming move to X.org will fix this.
(On a side note, at least older versions of X's via driver used to hang
one of my test laptops, and it was necessary to use vesa instead. I
think that's been fixed in X.Org, but we'd have to be careful in
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]