Quoting Christian Perrier (firstname.lastname@example.org): > (please forgive any mistake: this is the first time I'm doing this...) > > Attached is the proposed text for the announcement for the D-I RC1 > release. Here's the reworked version after yesterday's tests and corrections suggested by debian-l10n-english as well as Otavio.
<define-tag pagetitle>Debian Installer lenny release candidate 1</define-tag> <define-tag release_date>2008-11-14</define-tag> #use wml::debian::news <p> The Debian Installer <a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Team">\ team</a> is proud to announce the first release candidate of the installer for Debian GNU/Linux Lenny. </p> <h2>Improvements in this release of the installer</h2> <ul> <li>Improved support for Live-CD installation media (much faster and more reliable than earlier releases);</li> <li>Support for some NAS devices based on Marvell's ARM-compatible Orion chip: <ul> <li>QNAP TS-109/TS-209 and TS-409;</li> <li>HP Media Vault mv2120;</li> <li>Buffalo Kurobox Pro;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Installer images for Netwinder have been added again;</li> <li><a href="http://wiki.debian.org/Xen#InstallLenny">Installer images for i386 Xen guests</a></li> <li>Support for hardware speech synthesis (speakup) has been added;</li> <li>Upgrade of packages early in pkgsel, for example to get available security updates for base system packages;</li> <li>Support for loading firmware from (removable) media during the installation;</li> <li>i386/amd64: support for installing to and loading firmware from MMC/SD cards;</li> <li>New translations: Welsh, Irish, Northern Sami, Serbian (Amharic and Marathi were added in beta releases).</li> </ul> <!-- <li>Architecture specific: <ul> <li>$arch: $description</li> </ul></li> --> <!-- <h2>No longer supported as of this release</h2> <ul> <li>......</li> </ul> --> <h2>Known issues in this release</h2> <ul> <li>i386: for this release, installation from floppy disk is not supported;</li> <li>PowerPC: the graphical installer should work on almost all systems with ATI graphics cards, but probably not others;</li> <li>touchpads should work with the graphical installer, but support may be suboptimal - if you experience problems, you should use an external mouse instead.</li> </ul> <p> <a href="$(DEVEL)/debian-installer/errata">See the errata</a> for details and a full list of known issues. </p> <p> We do need your help to find bugs and further improve the installer, so please try it. </p> <p> Installation CDs and DVDs, other media, errata, and everything else you'll need are available from the <a href="$(DEVEL)/debian-installer">Debian Installer web site</a>. </p> <p> The Debian Installer team thanks everybody who has contributed to this release. </p>
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