Re: Some more port closing questions
From: Paul Hampson <Paul.Hampson@anu.edu.au>
Subject: Re: Some more port closing questions
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 20:17:10 +1000
> On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 07:09:28AM +0900, email@example.com wrote:
> > From: Phillip Hofmeister <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: Some more port closing questions
> > Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 10:49:44 -0400
> > > On Wed, 31 Jul 2002 at 09:25:40PM +0900, email@example.com wrote:
> > > > Perhaps update-rc.d or rcconf (as I posted earlier) can be used to get
> > > > the desired behavior -- but I do think that being asked by default at
> > > > installation time whether to start stuff up at boot time is better
> > > > behavior than the current behavior.
> > > Boy...you should get together withthe folks on debian-devel that say
> > > the install asks TOO many questions for a beginner to Linux...it would
> > > make a good flame war <G>
> > It seems like you could just have a mode w/o many/any questions and a
> > mode that asks all the questions that are available -- i.e. Beginners
> > can have a beginner's mode of installation, and non-beginners can have
> > a non-beginner installation mode...no?
> You mean like maybe assigning different questions different priorities,
> and letting the user choose the priority which a question needs to have
> before it is asked, with some default assumed otherwise?
No. Nice description of what exists currently (-;
I just mean something you choose at the beginning of the installation
process to circumvent the entire question asking process -- I'm not
asking for this -- perhaps I should learn not to respond to comments
in posts w/ "<G>"s in them...
> Excellent idea. I can't see how we could get this far without such a
> system. ;-)
Nice sarcasm (-;