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Re: install/47038: installing from a USB stick image is unnecessarily confusing
The following reply was made to PR install/47038; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
To: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/47038: installing from a USB stick image is unnecessarily
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2012 00:28:13 +0200
On Sat, Oct 06, 2012 at 09:10:42AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> does this mean i wouldn't be able to choose some other media?
> i use this feature fairly often -- boot some random cdrom, but
> use sets from some other place (usually ftp or nfs.)
I am not sure about this - while I use it myself as well, there is a certain
(but not very strong) relation between sysinst, the install environment and
On the other hand, from a typical user perspective, the whole install process
should need as few questions/interactions as possible.
So: let's create an option menu to go via full menu/manual source selection,
but make the default install "just do the right thing" (i.e. use the sets
that come with the CD/usb image).
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