Re: [etch-and-half] release notes review
On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 01:20:00PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 01:26:40AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 05:41:23PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 05:25:46PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 05:25:41AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > > > > The etchnhalf team and the Frans Pop (on behalf of the d-i team) have
> > > > > drafted release notes for the etchnhalf portion of the upcoming 4.0r4
> > > > > release. We would appreciate any feedback you may have.
> > > > >
> > > > > http://people.debian.org/~dannf/tmp/etchnhalf/
> > > > > http://people.debian.org/~fjp/tmp/etchnhalf/
> > > >
> > > > Please make sure to mention that the xserver-xorg-video-intel driver
> > > > doesn't support 3D, so AIXGL and compiz will not work.
> > >
> > > Oh, and the Intel driver refuses to listen to Modelines. See
> > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-x/2008/05/msg00334.html for the complete
> > > story and a workaround.
> > Thanks Erik. Both of these are good pieces of information, and I agree
> > that they should be noted somewhere - but I wonder if this might be
> > getting into too many details to be directly in the release notes.
> I think the release notes should only mention that there is no 3D
> support. The modeline problem can be put in the documentation.
fair enough. Julien: do you have any recommended text/pointers here?
> > I kind of like the way we're linking to another page for specific
> > information for iwlwifi - maybe we could do that here too (wiki or
> > otherwise)? Of course, if other people would also like to see this
> > content directly in the release notes I am open to it.
> I could also file a bug report against the package so that you see it
> at install time when you have apt-list-bugs installed.