[in the news] Linux Format magazine article - Ubuntu vs. Fedora: Which is best?
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Mon Dec 13 05:52:05 UTC 2010
Paul-Marc Bougharios пишет:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 06:13, Misha Shnurapet
> <shnurapet at fedoraproject.org <mailto:shnurapet at fedoraproject.org>> wrote:
> 13.12.2010, 00:15, "Robyn Bergeron" <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
> <mailto:robyn.bergeron at gmail.com>>:
> > Thanks to the folks on the users at fp.o mailing list for sharing
> this one:
> > The Ubuntu team, for example, have radically altered their
> installer for this release to make everything simpler, easier and
> more efficient. One of the new tricks is to have the installer
> collect user input (such as usernames and passwords) while the
> system install is taking place.
> > Enter your user data and system info while the installer is
> writing packages to the disk, to save a little bit of time.
> I think it's a great idea.
> Best regards,
> Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
> shnurapet AT fedoraproject.org <http://fedoraproject.org>, GPG: 00217306
> Except that it has some issues such as locking/freezing when the
> installer is requiring much of the system's resources...
I doubt that there are any reasons for this.
Moreover anaconda has the ability to use the same info, and gets it from
a kickstart file. I think it's not too hard to implement gathering such
info during installation process.
And Ubuntu prove it. Any locking/freezing is a bugs and should be fixed.
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