[arch-releng] 2010.04.05 snapshots ready for testing

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 16 03:35:21 EDT 2010

Am 16.04.2010 01:19, schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> Sending from my phone, so I apologize for the top posting.
> Last night I did a real install on a spare laptop using this ISO. It was
> ordinary and vanilla, but everything was happy and nice.
> My biggest issues were with regard to wireless.
> A) There's nothing for wireless networking in the network section. That'd be
> nice
> B) wpa_supplicant.conf would be a good config to add to the list,
> considering we're trying to enforce using that
> C) Auto configuring of rc.conf treats wireless interfaces as ethernet.
> None of these are really bugs. More like feature requests, I guess.

A dialog-based configuration tool that generates a netcfg profile would
be very nice here, it would allow all kinds of configurations, including
different wireless modes.

> And one other thing unrelated to wireless:
> If I didn't edit mkinitcpio.conf, there's no need to generate the initramfs
> again in the config section. Perhaps md5sum the config files before and
> after editing to see if a given action is necessary?

Good idea I guess.

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