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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-doc-cvs] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 16:21:05
swift       11/08/23 16:20:55

  Modified:             hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml
  Bug #377755 - Inform users about the 2Â0-second timeout during CD boot. Currently only for x86/amd64 in docs, other arches please verify and report on the bug!

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1.20                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml

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Index: hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.19
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -u -r1.19 -r1.20
--- hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml	19 Jul 2010 01:50:06 -0000	1.19
+++ hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml	23 Aug 2011 16:20:55 -0000	1.20
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See -->
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml,v 1.19 2010/07/19 01:50:06 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml,v 1.20 2011/08/23 16:20:55 swift Exp $ -->
@@ -13,8 +13,8 @@
 Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD.
 <title>Hardware Requirements</title>
@@ -333,13 +333,23 @@
 Now place the installation CD in the CD-ROM drive and reboot. You should see a
 boot prompt. At this screen, you can hit Enter to begin the boot process with
 the default boot options, or boot the Installation CD with custom boot options
-by specifying a kernel followed by boot options and then hitting Enter.
+by specifying a kernel followed by boot options and then hitting Enter. 
-Specifying a kernel? Yes, we provide several kernels on our Installation CDs.
-The default one is <c>gentoo</c>. Other kernels are for specific hardware needs
-and the <c>-nofb</c> variants which disable framebuffer.
+When the boot prompt is shown, you get the option of displaying the available
+kernels (<c>F1</c>) and boot options (<c>F2</c>). If you make no selection
+within 20 seconds (either displaying information or using a kernel) then the
+LiveCD will fall back to booting from disk. This allows installations to reboot
+and try out their installed environment without the need to remove the CD from
+the tray (something well appreciated for remote installations).
+Now we mentioned specifying a kernel. On our Installation CDs, we provide
+several kernels. The default one is <c>gentoo</c>. Other kernels are for
+specific hardware needs and the <c>-nofb</c> variants which disable