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Re: Knoppix-like installer for debian sid or sarge?

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 09:34:06PM +0200, Uwe Brauer wrote:
> On 10 May 2004, cjwatson@debian.org wrote:
> > On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 03:21:50PM +0200, Uwe Brauer wrote:
> >> I am not sure whether this is the right forum to ask, but are there
> >> any plans to make the future debian installers more like Knoppix.
> >>
> >> That is to have all the nice hardware detection included, to
> >> install then virtually the system and then perform a hardware
> >> installation.
> >
> > The new debian-installer already does automatic hardware detection
> > using discover.
> ok, but does it perform a virtual, eval like, installation?

No - while it would be nice, I doubt this will be on anyone's roadmap
until after sarge. I suspect it'd be quite a redesign.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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