Fedora install support for netbooks -- small screen size

Fulko Hew fulko.hew at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 13:21:50 UTC 2010

2010/1/8 Vedran Miletić <rivanvx at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Christopher Beland <beland at alum.mit.edu>
> wrote:
> > Well, we're still supporting CPU architectures that first appeared circa
> > 1995...people are certainly still running systems they bought in 2001.
> > It would be nice to tell my Dad (who was in this boat last week), "oh
> > well it won't run Vista, but I'm sure if you do a minimal Fedora install
> > on it you can still check your email" and not have his reply be "the
> > installer was broken, I couldn't make it past the first screen" because
> > the "Next" button fell off the screen.
> Well, you can use text install then, can't you?

If a nice solution can't be agreed upon...
then it should auto-run in text mode only under those circumstances.
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