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Re: fc5: install everything?



On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 11:39 +0100, Tony Molloy wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 May 2006 07:05, Craig White wrote:
> 
> > ----
> > That can be the only resolution in bugzilla but that shouldn't deter
> > anyone nor should anyone conclude that it isn't useful to open a new
> > bugzilla entry.
> >
> > It is the one and only meaningful way to provide feedback by the users
> > to the developers.
> >
> > My estimate was that there were about 10 people who wanted the 'install
> > everything' option in anaconda. According to a quick perusal of the
> > above links, there were less than 10.
> 
> Doubt that. This is the fourth time this discussion has come up on this 
> list in the past few months. Each time it has generated more e-mails than 
> any other topic. It was bugzilled and closed as not a bug. Probably right 
> as it's not really a bug it's a usability feature.
> 
> I did an install yesterday and it took the entire day to get the 
> "everything install". Do the base install selecting as little as 
> possible, configure the yum repos, do the everything install, do the 
> updates. I'm thinking of a few months time when I have to install 200+ 
> machines. And I need the everything install because I can't tell a 
> student what environment, Gnome or KDE, to use what browser, mailer etc 
> to use. 
> 
> It was a useful feature.
----
you really need to learn about kickstart. It is a way to automate
installations making it a breeze to install on more than one computer
and ***install everything*** option

Craig


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