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Re: How much autodetection does the expert install do? (was Re: beta 2 update)

James J. Ramsey wrote:
> I was advised that to workaround my pet problem of my
> CD-ROM's broken support for DMA that I was to use the
> expert install. I was told that since the installer in
> expert mode prompts me to pass parameters to a module
> it is about to load, I can pass the appropriate
> parameters to the module that handles the CD-ROM, and
> turn off DMA for it. Trouble is, paranoid little me
> thought "That looks like modconf from the Debian Woody
> installer" and tried to get a clarification. It was
> never quite made clear whether the installer chooses
> the modules to load and prompts me for any parameters,
> or whether the expert install was indeed using
> modconf, so that I would have to choose the modules as
> well as set the parameters.
> So, does the expert install do autodetection or not?

The expert mode does the same autodetection as the regular mode.

see shy jo

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