Bug#324621: installation report
On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 10:16:35PM -0400, Phill Atwood wrote:
> First of all the install is much improved since the Woody install.
> Here's some random comments:
> In the prompt for network configuration method one of the options was a
> blank line, yet it seemed to be selectable.
> When I was using the partitioner during the install and had just created
> a new partition it came out as "ext3 journalling" type. I changed this
> to ext2 because this is what I'm used to, though I don't pretend to know
> a lot about these fs types. Are you sure it should default to ext3
> When reading the Installation Manual online it said I should find some
> documentation in /usr/share/doc/debian-guide but there was none. It
> would be nice to have the Installation Manual and other mature debian
> doc in HTML format to help one "get started" after an install.
> After my previous Woody install, it took me a long time before I got
> the internet going. So, again it would be nice to have some doc
> loaded onto the system, especially doc on how to get connected to the
> Again this time, I did not connect to the internet during the install.
> I'm using PPPOE highspeed. Something about the install makes me think
> connecting should be done afterwards. Which is what I did and it worked
> very easily with pppoeconf.
There is a pppoe module for the installer, but you probably have to run
expert mode to be able to select it and load it. I also didn't see a
network card in your pci list above, but maybe I am blind today.