Re: [RFC] New "installer-settings" component - please test and comment!
On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 12:06 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> Over the past months I've been working on a new component that allows to
> change "settings" for the installer. [..]
> What I will say is:
> * it completely changes the concept of "expert mode"
If I understand correctly, the idea is to be able to be able to switch
*easily* between standard and expert mode during the installation. This
is a nice.
I took me a few minutes to understand how that's supposed to work (I
though it was a bug or an incomplete implementation whereas it is just a
matter of changing the wording)
> * you can now have the main menu displayed optionally for both
> high and medium prio installs!
Being able to opt-in or opt-out some steps (like dmraid) is a great
idea. (would it be possible to switch between [standard|expert|skip]?)
> * for this demo only a limited number of settings are available:
> - changing the "installation level"
> - activating support for dmraid and multipath
> * demo images use vga=788 for newt frontend
> For the demo there are a few implementation differences between the
> activation of dmraid and multipath to show the versatility. Just try
> changing those settings at different points during an installation.
I haven't tested it yet.
I'll sleep on it, and let you know If I have more ideas.