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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: installer project status
Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2005 11:24:54 -0500
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" 
>> list.
>> 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  
>> duplicate
>> bugs. When you do encounter an error in the installer, try to grab
>> /tmp/installprofile.xml and /var/log/install.log from the LiveCD  
>> environment.
>> 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" 
> product.
> 
> I have created a bug especially for issues with the LiveCD.
> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=101540

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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