Re: Debian Installer 7.0 Beta1 release
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On 08/04/2012 07:28 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-08-04 at 17:15 +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
>> That's going to make testing Wheezy CD images annoying. Anyone else see
>> this problem? I tried logging in under GNOME and GNOME Classic - the
>> warning didn't show again but the UI didn't show any visible change, it
>> appears that only fallback/classic is available. Can someone using GNOME3
>> in Wheezy verify that this is expected behaviour?
> This is expected in the absence of 3D acceleration, which is not yet
> supported in qemu so far as I know. VirtualBox is supposed to support it,
> but a standard installation presumably won't pull in the necessary
> paravirtual drivers in the guest.
So we require 3d acceleration for a default install? I think that is even more
insane than what recent windows versions require. Can we please have a sane
default desktop for people with older hardware? Maybe just chosen in d-i,
depending on the hardware.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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