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Re: Etch Software RAID Upgrade Trouble & Suggested Installer Improvements

On Saturday 06 January 2007 18:35, Claus Fischer 
<claus.fischer@clausfischer.com> wrote:
> 1. Rescue mode needs MD devices
>    The rescue mode of the installer needs a step
>    to activate MD devices. Currently, only the plain
>    disk partitions are visible; that's no help.

Sounds like a reasonable request.  Filed a bug report?

Note that it has to be an optional measure.

> 2. Netinstall image needs a ping

Makes sense too, busybox has a ping command.

> 3. Netinstall's ifconfig needs to set MAC address
>    The ifconfig on the netinstall image (from busybox)
>    does not allow to set the hardware ethernet address.
>    In some scenarios this is important and necessary.

A bug report against busybox would be good for this.

On Sunday 07 January 2007 01:00, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> 
> > 7. There needs to be a command to copy all data
> I've wished for full acl support in tar for a long time...  At least rsync
> is now getting it.  (OT for this thread.  Still: anybody knows an archiver
> that properly handles POSIX acls?)

star -xattr -H=exustar

The above should work if you install star.  Note that I have only tested it 
for SE Linux security contexts, but the same interface is used.

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