[arch-releng] [testiso 2011.01.24] test experience

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu Jan 27 05:23:58 EST 2011

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 22:54:41 -0600
Thomas Dziedzic <gostrc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey there, tested another install iso:
> source: netinstall in virtualbox using eth0 with dhcp
> mirror: http://mirrors.kernel.org/
> editor: vi
> time: chicago, with utc hwclock
> partitions: /boot 200mb; swap 200mb; / rest
> filesystems: /boot ext2; swap swap; / ext4
> package selection: default base group with sudo
> installation: failed to download grub, didn't move on, retried
> selecting install, only had to grab the package that failed to
> download. Everything continued as expected. NICE!
> configs: left them vanilla except changing the hostname
> package selection still suffers from
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22428 FS#22428 - [test iso 2011.01.09]
> aif package selection should be sorted more naturally.
> I didn't try btrfs so I can't comment on FS#22427 - [test iso
> 2011.01.09] aif fails to ask for mountpoint when creating btrfs
> partition.
> Overall this installation went without a hitch and I would say that
> this iso is ready for an audience who doesn't use btrfs. The only
> usability annoyance I encountered was again, FS#22428 which made it
> rather difficult to find something like sudo.
> Thanks for the great work to Dieter and everyone involved! Hope this
> feedback helps you guys.

thanks for the feedback.


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