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From: dams@...
Subject: Re: Installation thread
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 12:22:36 +0100
Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o> said:

> On Sunday 16 November 2003 22:14, dams@... wrote:
>>
>> The installer should detect as much as possible, provide language
>> selection, disk partitionning, package selection, root passwd, maybe
>> network, and X config.
>> We could use the livecd, build some graphical interface that asks minimal
>> question to be able to install, add some scripts that copy the needed stuff
>> on the harddrive, set up portage, and X.
>
> About X, I think we should design the system that the screen even works on 
> 640x480. In that case we can just use the standard vga modes if something 
> goes wrong. Of course it looks lousy, but it allows anyone to use the 
> installer.

doesn't the livecd work that way already? I thought so..

Oh it probably uses the framebuffer, whitout defaulting to vga if fb fails
(which happens)

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