Re: Debian-Installer release candidate 1
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The Debian-Installer team announces the first release candidate of the
> Debian sarge installer. Significant improvements in this release of the
> installer include:
> - Native port to the amd64 architecture. Note that amd64 packages are not
> yet available in the Debian archive; packages and images are available
> from the Debian amd64 project. <http://www.debian.org/ports/amd64/>
Release candidate CD/DVD images are not yet build for amd64 but will
be coming shortly after the sarge repository (till now it was sid
only) becomes active. But the latest D-I images (netboot and netinst)
work very well.
> - Translated into 40 languages (36 fully complete), including new
> translations to Croatian and Farsi.
Lacking (automatic) framebuffer support on amd64 the stranger
languages won't work there. Textmode only.
What other archs face the same problem?
> - The latest and greatest versions of everything from Debian's testing
> distribution, which is close to official release itself.
Great job everyone.
> We're confident that this is our best release ever, so give it a try,
> install Debian today, and don't forget to file an installation report so we
> can continue to make the installer even better.
> Links to bootable images and documentation are on our web site.
> see shy jo