[arch-dev-public] [draft] Install media 2012.08.04 released

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Fri Aug 3 19:20:41 EDT 2012

On 08/04/2012 01:06 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> The August snapshot of our live and install media comes with updated
> packages and the following changes on top of the <a
> href="https://www.archlinux.org/news/install-media-20120715-released/">previous
> iso image</a>:
> <ul>
> <li>GRUB 2.0 instead of the legacy 0.9 version is available.</li>
> <li>The <a
> href="https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_Guide">Installation
> Guide</a> can be found at /root/install.txt</li>
> <li>ZSH with GRML's config is used as interactive shell to provide a
> user friendly and more convenient environment. This includes completion
> support for pacstrap, arch-chroot, pacman and most other tools.</li>
> <li>The network daemon is started by default which will automatically
> setup your network when dhcp is available.</li>
> </ul>
> Note that all these changes only affect the live system and not the
> base system you install using pacstrap.
> ---
> Any thing I missed here or unclear? Let me know. So far we are ready to
> go; archiso has been updated and I pushed a package into [extra]. The
> only thing missing is a small patch for arch-chroot that should be
> applied: http://paste.xinu.at/ktF/
> It's only been 20 days since the last release, but I'd like to move to
> a schedule where a new iso is released at the beginning (first week) of
> a month. It's still quite a list of changes; not even mentioned a few
> changes to archiso and the install scripts.

Why not follow the kernel release? The iso is much more useful having
the latest kernel available.

> Greetings,
> Pierre


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