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Re: 3.0.18 testing needed

On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 04:16:44PM -0500, S. Salman Ahmed wrote:
>     >>  The same happened when I had to initialize a Linux
>     >> partition. /dev/hda2 was automatically chosen for me and I was
>     >> only asked about retaining kernel-2.0 compatibility and about the
>     >> badblock check.
>     DK> This is by design, new feature, if the installer sees there is
>     DK> only one option it doesn't ask the question.
>     DK> 
> That's what I figured, although I personally preferred the old
> behaviour. This current behaviour makes me think that the installer is
> trying to be a little too smart!

I think it's a good step, I believe we need to reduce the load on the
user, and this is a good way to do it. Naturally the non-newbie can
get around it if it's not doing the right thing. We have a lot of
criticism that the installation is complicated, we reply that no, it's
flexible, in reality if we do these kinds of things it can be both.

Are you concerned it would choose the wrong one?

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