Re: [vague discussion] woody boot-floppies plans
>>>>> "Bruce" == Bruce Sass <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Bruce> Hmmm, I suppose the biggest change should be getting away from an
Bruce> installation with a linear feel to it.
Bruce> Now, lets say, if you could click on a button that brought up a dialog
Bruce> containing checkboxes for all the setable options (kernel, mbr, system,
Bruce> dbootstrap, etc.), then click on an install button... and get hit with
Bruce> a sequence of dialogs that prompt you for partitioning info,
Bruce> distribution source, etc. (whatever was not or could not be set ahead
Bruce> of time in the main config dialog).
Bruce> So, instead of the existing: do a step, check the system, do another
Bruce> step, check the system, etc. It would be: define the system the user
Bruce> wants to end up with, prompt to resolve problems (missing bits, config
Bruce> conflicts, etc.), start installing.
It would be neat to be able to save a configuration to a file you
could drop on a rescue floppy, and have an auto-install feature.
The disk can be partitioned from a script with `sfdisk'.