[arch-dev-public] Request: move links to core/support

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 22:43:38 EST 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 9:02 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008 9:35 PM, Eric Belanger <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like your opinion about moving links to core/support as suggested
> > in FS#9432 in order to have a CLI browser available on the ISO.  From the
> > comments on the FR, some users needs to access a web page to enable their
> > internet connection. It will also allow them to search the web/wiki for
> > installation help.  BTW, the FR got 9 votes since being submitted last
> > Friday so it seem to be a popular request.
> >
> > I think that it's a reasonable request as we already supply other network
> > tools like openssh, iptables and netkit-telnet in core.  Plus, we don't
> > supply info pages so they need a browser to get that information on the
> > web.
> I say go for it - sounds like a great idea.

Huge +1 from me- I remember that I had to do a full install so I could
get to a text mode web browser to activate my internet connection
(register my MAC address), and then wiped the whole system so I could
do a fresh up-to-date FTP install.


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