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Re: supported installation interfaces



> Are you going to support upgrading in text mode? There is no criterion
> on this, but we have some test cases. I'd like to know, if you want to
> support it and have some criterion (beta or final). If you want to
> support upgrading in text, there is bug from F16 release testing
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=742207

Text mode upgrades should be supported, as there's no partitioning or
package selection involved and those were the biggest problems with
supporting text mode.

> Second question is, whether you want to support cmdline installation.
> This is again about interfaces. We have test case for this, but no
> criterion. There is only alpha criterion "The installer must be able
> to complete an installation using the text, graphical and VNC
> installation interfaces". I'd like to improve it to something like
> "The installer must be able to complete an installation using all
> installation interfaces" (which includes installation using serial
> console - there is no criterion for this yet) and add this criterion
> at final release criteria. What do you say?

I wouldn't worry too much about formalizing anything around cmdline mode
right now.  As part of the UI rewrite, we are rethinking what kinds of
interfaces are necessary.  I'm not sure what the future of cmdline mode
is.

- Chris


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