Subject: Re: Press any key to continue...
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Date: 04/14/1999 10:33:03
In message <199904140927.CAA12905@Smeg.DSG.Stanford.EDU>, Jonathan Stone writes
>>You should be able to start the install in the evening, and once all
>>parameters are entered leave it running the whole nigth. If all goes well,
>>all the time-consuming tacks should be done when you get back.

>That seems entirely reasonable, if we have machines that slow.  (I
>dont think any of the original sysinst development was on machines
>quite _that_ slow.)

Well, even if it's only 30 minutes, it's nice not to have to hit return

>Um. I acutallly use them, Even if it's only to check visually what's
>happening during a medium-slow install.  I go far enough away from the
>screen that I can't read what's happening, but I can tell from the
>pauses that a fileset is completed.

But if you're that far away, wouldn't it be nice if you could do something
other than come back over and hit a key?