List Archive: gentoo-installer
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On Thu, 20 Oct 2005 01:59:31 +0800
"John Walsh" <high@...> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I just need some enlightenment, is the gentoo installer going to
> REPLACE the current methode or is it going to be an aleternative,
> like choosing in between expert/manual (the current method) and easy
> (the gentoo installer). The reason I ask this is because I like the
> current install method via the livecd and I use that livecd A LOT
> when I have to solve some problems on a linux (and even window$)
> partition. I wouldn't not want to be able to still use the livecd as
> it is currently usable, because I think it is the best livecd out
> there. If it is going to completely replace the current livecd
> installation method then is there going to someone at Gentoo to keep
> up the livecd tradition?
> Thank you,
No it won't replace it, AFAIK it is intended to be in addition to the
normal method and it is _not_ intended to make installing gentoo "easy"
it is intended to (among other things) facilitate installing gentoo
onto multiple systems across a network simultaniousley and be able to
show tips etc during the install process etc. but don't
worry, the old system will still be there.
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