Re: rc4 test (was: summary from the irc meeting 2007-07-09)
> I was so eager to get the standalone installed on a machine that
> seemed to be broke. After logging in the machine freezes after 30-60
> seconds. It got a old Matrox graphics chip using a mga driver.
If the machine is broken, I suspect Debian Edu is not going to work
> I was able to do a note on diskspace used when doing an automatic disk
> partitioning on the 20GB disk on my test machine. ~5 GB went to '/' and 0.5
> went to swap, the rest to '/home'.
Right. I suspect 5 GiB is too small for /. Not sure how much is
needed these days, but will try to figure it out.
> 20 MB disk.
> When doing a qemu test with 6 GB virtual disk space the installation breaks.
> Increasing virtual diskspace to 10 GB it works. The days when installing
> Skolelinux on 2GB HD workstations are over.
Yes. Adding the last set of packages increased the disk space
requirement with almost 1 GiB. We should recommend a minimum disk
size of 8 or 10 GiB. I suspect it is better to pick 10 GiB, to avoid
disappointed users. The hard limit differ between profiles, and I
suggest we just pick a number a bit higher than the biggest of the