Re: Debian Installer 7.0 RC3 release
Why doesn't the home page at debian dot org reflect a second and third
> The Debian Installer team is pleased to announce the third (and
> hopefully last) release candidate of the installer for Debian 7.0
> Improvements in this release of the installer
> * finish-install: enable espeakup support in the installed system
> if speech synthesis was used during the installation process
> * grub2/os-prober: add entries for Windows Boot Manager found via
> UEFI (#698914).
> * kmod: correctly parse kernel command-line parameters containing
> a dot (#689872).
> Hardware support changes
> * debian-installer: include virtio-modules for sparc platforms
> * udev: no longer blacklist the lxfb module, needed for OLPC XO
> systems (#705784).
> Localization status
> * 73 languages are supported in this release.
> * Full translation for 57 of them.
> Known issues in this release
> * Installation of GRUB bootloader may fail if more than one disk
> device is available. The errata page mentions two workarounds.
> * Desktop installations on i386 do not work using CD#1 alone. This
> isn't a problem on amd64 since the latter contains fewer linux
> kernel flavours.
> * Potential issues with UEFI booting on amd64.
> * Erroneous firmware prompt with some Intel Wireless cards.
> * Missing beep at installer startup.
> See the errata for details and a full list of known issues.
> Feedback for this release
> We need your help to find bugs and further improve the installer, so
> try it. Installer CDs, other media and everything else you will need
> available at our web site.
> The Debian Installer team thanks everybody who has contributed to this
> 1. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Team
> 2. http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata
> 3. http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer
> Cyril Brulebois
> on behalf of the Debian Installer Team