minimal install too minimal

Bill Nottingham notting at
Wed Mar 17 21:29:20 UTC 2010

Adam Williamson (awilliam at said: 
> I understand the technical limitation of anaconda which explains why
> this does not currently work. I disagree with Jesse's use of the
> 'minimal' definition to rationalize that it not working is perfectly
> normal and okay. I'd say it's rather an undesired but fairly minor
> limitation which, in a perfect world, ought to be fixed; it's not the
> behaviour we actually desire or intend.

The simplest way to 'fix' this is to include NetworkManager in the
minimal install. However, the security and server people that defined
the minimal install are not amenable to this as a solution.


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