[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Newbie Idea
On Sun, 2 May 1999, Kevin Sproul wrote:
> 1 : Set up the disk ( Partitioning, format etc... Includes adding
> mount points for DOS partitions etc...
this could be done automatically as with "workstation" install.
Are you suggesting that we make the user go through the partitioning
manually ? this isn't a bad idea for advanced users, but for beginners, it
creates extra work.
> 2 : Select weather it will be a caned install or a choose my own
once you remove the partitioning, there is a thin line between the two.
What we could have is some extra components; instead of just one that
says "everything", we could add our "funstation" and "workstation" etc to
the list. btw I am hacking the comps file.
> a : Server
> b : Desktop
> c : Install everything
> d : Choose categories
it's probably easier to have the "Server", "Desktop", and "Install
everything" options on the same screen as the categories, since this
wouldn't require hacking the install program ( only the comps file ).
OTOH, if there's any programmer in the audience who can make minor tweaks
to the install, then we can consider this.