Re: A/DeMuDi 1.2.1-rc1
|--==> Andreas Kuckartz writes:
AK> I tested the installation process an an Acer laptop using a CDROM containing
AK> DeMuDi 1.2.1-rc1. I select the German language.
AK> A few observations:
AK> 1. My PCMCIA network device is not installed. I have seen a message that module
AK> pcmcia_core could not be located.
The pcmcia modules are not installed by default, because only laptops
need them. But I guess they don't hurt on desktop machine, so we might
consider to install them by default. What do you think?
AK> 2. No file system is recommended during installation. I select ext3.
Don't know if it's possible to "recommend" a fs with the current d-i.
AK> 3. SuSE 8.2 was (and still is) installed on another partition and I used the
AK> SuSE version of Grub to start the system. The DeMuDi installation has replaced
AK> that with its own Grub. And now 9 entries "SuSE Linux 8.2 (i586) (on /dev/hda2)"
AK> are displayed below "Other operating systems." Fortunately I remember that the
AK> first entry was the menu item used to start SuSE and that indeed starts SuSE as
AK> expected. But I would have preferred the different texts of the old menu items
9 entries for 1 partition only? sounds strange.. I'm Ccing the
debian-boot list, especially for this.
AK> 4. None of the list of packages (gnome, fluxbox, ..., manula selection) in the
AK> list was already selected. There should be a reasonable default.
Defaults were present in the beta, but I had to remove them due to a
bug in tasksel, which should have been fixed now (thanks Joey):
I'll test them again.