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Re: new installer

Le Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 11:33:44 +0200, Sven Luther a écrit:
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 09:23:31AM +0000, simon raven wrote:
> Better participate and make sure that that it works, much more
> constructive that way. Also, i was refering about the person (maybe you,
> i don't remember) who was telling to use yaboot2, while it doesn't seem
> that yaboot2 will be ready this decenny.

i'll probably end up deplicating my effort, so i'll just go for d-i
straight, might as well since no one else seems interested or has the
h/w for this.

> > as usual, you have an old anything (which isn't *that* old, considering
> > m68k prolly has a d-i being developped for it, and that's even older in
> Well, the difference is that m68K people care and do the work, but if
> you just complain, and nobody who cares is having the hardware, how can
> we advance ? Notice that it is well probable that powerpc/apus support
> will be there earlier than oldworld pmacs in the current situation.

good points.

> > the macintosh line...) and as soon as most people that can afford such
> > things as a new machine, they just forget about older stuff. typical
> > consumerist attitude...
> No, the problem is that it is damn hard to test stuff if you don't have
> the hardware for it. Especially kernels and boot-loader stuff.

well, not necessarily you personally, but some people do do that, and
yes you make good point here too. but it's hard to be doing a) devel, b)
administering a network, c) too much other stuff, when you don't have
enough hours in the day to do all of it. anyway, you see my point i

> > anyway, i'm going to start working on that now, i'm clearing my
> > calendar.
> Please do.

backhanded encouragement is better than no encouragement at all ;P.


> Friendly,
> Sven Luther

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