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Re: Some thouths about installing Debian on Ultra.

Dariusz Puchalak <scorpius@stud.pwr.wroc.pl> writes:

> 1. Cannot initiallizing swap from instaler program "Unable to find
> swap-space signature", but doing it manually later (after
> installing) works.

Yeah, fixed in CVS I think.

> 2. How to do an nfs install, should be written a little more clearly.

Could you point me to section titles that you found confusing?

> 3. Modules - What it is FC4? and why installing of any modules fail?
> [in installing program]

I dunno -- module and boot-floppies don't get along as well as they should.

> 4. One funny thing - Time zone on Sparc - If you use msdos before ..
> :))))

Oh boy.

> 5. And one thing which almost give me an heart attack. Silo installs
> without asking where. I came from intel word so I just imagined
> lossing Solaris which was on 1st hard disk, and linux on second. But
> fortunaly it works OK. :)))

Oh... Yeah, better silo instructions would be great.

I can't maintian the Install Manual for every architecture.  Are the
any volunteers to work on the Install Manual for sparc?

> OK, now some questions:
> - Did someone upgrade to potato?

I run potato.

> - What's the status with perl 5.005?It stops me from setting things
> up (There is 5.005, but it's a little to old to some packages, for
> which it's a little too old for.....)

I don't know -- I haven't tried to download the newest perl-5.005.
Probably it's messed.  Have you filed a bug?

> When there will be new installation program, let me know, I would like
> to test it :)))

Excellent.  We'll announce on this list when we have one.  You might
also join debian-test@lists.debian.org mail list.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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