Re: "Official" netinst CD images -- feedback appreciated?
> I just wanted to install another machine, and feeling fearless I
> tried the testing netinstall CD from
> http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/netinst/ (the larger one),
> with date from Apr18.
Good to see a test report again. :)
> Is this the right place to give feedback?
Yes, this is a good spot. :)
> Is there somewhere an explanation against which packages bugs
> should be filed?
Not that I am aware of.
> Or are these images in a known-bad state so that filing bugs is
> not really a good idea?
Just file the bugs.
>  Main problems were:
> 1) There is no ifconfig/route in busybox now, although the scripts
> obviously use it. I tried by hand, but was to stupid for the new
> syntax without having documentation. ip has no manpage ATM btw,
> which makes this situation worse still.
This is a problem with source package netcfg or busybox, depending on
your view. :)
> 2) Modules for ne2k-pci would not load, even though it was identified
> correctly. Loading by hand helped.
This is a problem with ethdetect (source ddetect). I am rewriting it
as we speak, so please wait until the new version is available before
you report bugs.
> 3) Changing the keyboard to german quertz would not work, giving
> following errors (retyped) the first time:
> Failed to mount USB filesystem (r.a.: don't have USB) to activate
> USB keyboard.
> Will add USB keyboard option just in case.
> Can't tell if keyboard present; add no keyboard option.
> Configuring kbd-chooser failed
This is a problem with kbd-chooser.
> 4) Installing the base system did not work giving some strange error
> (scrolling by much too fast). Will look up if of interest.
This is a problem with base-installer. Messages are of interest, yes. :)