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Re: Release Notes available for translation


On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 02:48:32PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Hmm, shouldn't sarge be on head, not a branch? Anyway, after getting it
> checked out I had a read through. 
>  - the speakup images have just been reorganised now, so there are now
>    two driver disk images, one for CD and one for network installs
>  - the path to the installation manual on the mirrors has changed from
>    /dists/sarge/main/disks-i386/current/doc/install.txt to
>    /dists/sarge/main/installer-i386/current/doc/manual/<ll>/index.html
>    (With <ll> being en or whatever)
>  - I think it would be best to avoid the use of the term "componentized"
>    given what progeny is doing with/to that term. s/componentized/modular/.
>  - 4.3. says that the recommended upgrade method is dselect with apt,
>    while 4.4 talks about upgrading with aptitude.
> If you're looking for more new features to mention, a few in d-i
> include:
>  - automatic detection of hardware
>  - support for automated installations by debconf database preseeding
>  - grub as the default bootloader (i386)
>  - automatic detection of other operating systems installed on your
>    computer, and addition of these to the boot menu (i386, powerpc)
>  - support for resizing fat and vfat filesystems (but not ntfs) (i386)
>  - DVD images of debian
>  - localised to xxx languages (see our release announcments for numbers;
>    I forget how many languages the boot floppies were localised to)

Also, worth of mentioning is :

 - support for RAID and LVM in the installer

This one is a huge advance from boot-floppies and lots of people were
asking for this.

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