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Re: debian-installer

On Wednesday 31 January 2007 19:27, Robert Millan wrote:
> It just mirrors the same boot options offered by the official installer
> (except "rescue" which doesn't make much sense in this context).

No, with official images "auto" is not really offered as a boot option. It 
is not described in the syslinux help screens.
It is an option that is only to be used for fully automated installs using 
preseeding and is only described in the relevant appendix in the 
installation guide.

> ...I was under the assumption that questions undisplayed due to
> prio=crit always reverted to defaults.  Shouldn't the default mirror
> for Australia be used instead?

Maybe, but it currently does not and that will not change for Etch. And 
that still does not solve the problem of not being able to select a 
mirror, nor a lot of other useful stuff.
Basically, priority critical has never been intended for interactive 

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