Re: GSoC project
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Gaudenz Steinlin <email@example.com> wrote:
> Please keep the CC to the firstname.lastname@example.org mailinglist. This
> is the mailinglist for debian-installer development.
Will keep that in mind.
>> > If you all apply for the same project I might give
>> > you a small taks to evaluate you applications after the application
>> > deadline.
>> I'm sorry, but I am not sure I really understand what you mean by
> I meant that I might give all of you a small task to evaluate your
> skills. If you look at the timeline you will see that there is a 2
> weeks period in April where mentoring organizations review and rank
> student proposals. Is it more clear now?
Yes, now it is clear.
> The easiest way to test modifications is to build a test image of the
> installer and to run that in a virtual machine. The process of building
> images is explained in the d-i internals manual . The Debian Wiki
> also contains some information.
> For wireless testing I used KVM with libvirt and virt-manager. There you
> can configure your virtual machine so that KVM passes through your
> wireless device with PCI passthrough. For this to work you need a
> computer with Intel VT-d or AMD IOMMU CPU extensions. The Fedora
> Documentation about Virtualization has more details about how to
> configure this . This is equally applicable to Debian.
Thank you very much for the info, it is really useful.