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Bug#901332: d-i: Offer to shut down / power off instead of reboot at the end

On Mon, 2018-06-11 at 17:23 +0200, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: normal
> d-i always insists on rebooting at the end. This is made worse
> by it telling the user to change boot media, which, for virtual
> machines, means reconfiguring the VM.

virt-manager (or maybe the underlying libvirt) seems to handle this:
when you create a VM and provide an installation image, it is
automatically detached when the VM reboots.

> I *generally* wish to reconfigure the VM after first install
> *anyway*.
> So, please, at the end, where it tells the reboot message, add
> a third button that shuts down / powers off the system instead
> of rebooting.

Still, I do agree that this would be useful in general.


Ben Hutchings
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
                                                 - Anne Morrow Lindberg

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