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From: "Rafał" <bodyguard83@××.pl>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Odp: [gentoo-doc] Installation handbook improvements
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 05:47:13
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Installation handbook improvements by Maciej Grela
You should send this message to general list. Your idea is great.

My reguards

Dnia 23-08-2010 o godz. 17:42 Maciej Grela napisa³(a):
> Hi, > > I've been recently trying to install Gentoo on a new machine and > noticed, that the x86/amd64 > Installation Handbook could use a few updates to better reflect the > reality of today`s Linux. > I`d like to add the following things (most important first): > > 1. Replace the 'fdisk' with 'parted' in the partitioning section. > 'cfdisk' could be also mentioned. > A notice about MSDOS and GPT disk labels could be added to help people > with large disk drives > which cannot be partitioned in the legacy way. > > 2. Write about configuring wpa_supplicant for basic PSK in the > "Preparing for Wireless Access" > section. No one uses WEP anymore. > > 3. Add ext4 to the list of supported filesystems. > > 4. In the "8.a. Filesystem Information" describe the ability to define > block devices using > UUID="" and LABEL="", this approach is much better than hardcoding > device names. > > 5. Remove the chapter dealing with LILO. I don't think anyone uses > that bootloader anymore. > > What do you think about these proposals ? Also, will posting bugs for > every change with > guidexml patches attached be the proper way to handle this ? > > Best regards, > Maciej Grela


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Re: [gentoo-doc] Installation handbook improvements Maciej Grela <maciej.grela@×××××.com>