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Bug#406399: installation-report: Dell Inspiron 6400: X server configuration problems

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 04:36:25PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > I think I was aiming at either some indication of download speed, or
> > some indication of the total data to be downloaded. Either would have
> > told me that >half an hour of downloading was normal.
> Download speed is reported for the main portion of the install. Example:
> 	Retrieving file 11 of 22 (45s remaining) 

Ok, but that doesn't tell me if it's one megabyte of data downloading
at 10K/s, or one gigabyte downloading at 10M/s. The difference is
ofcourse marginal and not terribly important. It's just something I

> > Cool. So it's not worth testing the latest image yet? I've got the
> > machine to play with for a few days.
> The issue with X should be solved now, in the latest daily builds of the
> installer.

OK, I'll try it out and see if it works better.

> > Final notes:
> > - I selected "Database Server" in the tasksel and got postgres-7.4.
> > Version 8.1 will be in etch.
> It's not clear to me which one is intended to be the production version
> of postgres. The task currently simply pulls in the package named
> "postgresql", which currently pulls in 7.4. If postgres's maintainer
> would like it to do something different, he can let me know, or change
> what postgresql depends on ..

Hmm, postgresql is a transistional package which depends on version
7.4. I'm not sure if it's sensible to change that, given it may break
people's machine.

But indeed it's the maintainers call.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to litigate.

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