Re: Live-manual 10.3 Persistence
On 03/03/2011 01:30 PM, chals wrote:
> Alright, I understand what you mean and you are right. Because you are
> talking about the bootloader config.
> But what I'm talking about or what I meant is that from a "debian-live
> for dummies" point of view, or "user downloading a pre-built image" you
> need to type "live persistent" at the boot prompt, otherwise you can't
> boot the live image.
> I know the manual is not focused on the mortal user but it is the main
> point of reference to all things live related. Many users may be
> interested in that small but important detail.
Read other mentions of boot parameters in the rest of the chapter. It
would get tedious indeed if we were to explain what a 'parameter' is for
each case, or even to cross-reference doc that explains it. I'm sorry,
but the readability of the documentation must not suffer for our
intended audience for the sake of including also a possible "for
In fact, at the boot prompt itself, help is available, so if there's any
place where end-user-targetted instructions should go, that is it.