[arch-dev-public] 2007.11-0.3 TEST ISO, 1 week signoff

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Oct 29 02:28:35 EDT 2007

Am Montag, 29. Oktober 2007 schrieb K. Piche:
> Hey,
> I did a test install of 2007.10-0.2 and it installed fine except for a
> few minor nits:
why not -0.3?

> * My hd came up as sda instead of the usual hda.  Which module pata or
> ide is recommended or does it not matter?
hmm seems you havent installed since .19 kernels ;)
thats normal and hwdetect will add the correct module for you

> * Did you mean to say "lowmem image for <=64M" on the isolinux splash?
no, recommended are 64 and more because i cannot tell ya if it works with less 
memory and without swap space and all packages selected to install, becaus of 
the well known oom_killer in pacman.
> * The hwdetect install feature packed my MODULES=() line with snd_*
> modules which I thought was funny.
that is also since a long time to avoid sound issues and keep the order of 
sound cards, normal behviour.

thanks for testing,

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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