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Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Aug 6, 2005, at 1:16 AM, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
>> * no lvm or software raid support
> If the installer detects an already-present lvm/raid, will it allow you
> to use it for your disks? The reason that I ask this is I am wondering
> if it is still possible to perform the necessary setup steps for these
> outside the installer, then simply select them within the installer.
While you could probably use the installer if you pre-partitioned and
pre-formatted your drives/arrays and manually edited the install profile,
neither frontend currently has any notion of lvm/raid setups.
>> Now, for the *most* important part...reporting bugs. Gentoo's
>> bugzilla has a
>> special sub-section for the installer. When you click the link to
>> enter a new
>> bug report, select "Gentoo Linux" and then "GLI" from the "Component"
>> Please search for the bug you're reporting *before* creating a new
>> bug. We
>> would much rather see "me too" comments, or even the much more silent
>> act of
>> adding yourself to the bug's CC, than having to deal with tons of
>> bugs. When you do encounter an error in the installer, try to grab
>> /tmp/installprofile.xml and /var/log/install.log from the LiveCD
>> We may request them when you file a bug.
> Please, please, please, please do not file bugs about the LiveCD under
> the GLI component. Also, don't file GLI bugs under the "Gentoo LiveCD"
> I have created a bug especially for issues with the LiveCD.
Ah, yes. I forgot to mention this. File bugs in the correct place or we break
your fingers ;)
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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