Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: dams@×××.fr
To: gentoo-desktop-research@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Installation thread
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 11:23:30
Message-Id: m23ccnp7cz.fsf@krotkine.idm.fr
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Installation thread by Paul de Vrieze
Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o> said:

> On Sunday 16 November 2003 22:14, dams@×××.fr 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) -- dams -- gentoo-desktop-research@g.o mailing list