F17 Beta DVD install options
awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Apr 18 17:05:42 UTC 2012
On Wed, 2012-04-18 at 09:42 -0700, Tommy Pham wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-04-17 at 09:50 -0700, Tommy Pham wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Has anyone tried the recent beta released on DVD?
> > Yes.
> >> Does it give
> >> various install options like F16?
> > Yes.
> >> The alpha F17 only installed bare
> >> minimal.
> > Um, no it didn't. It had a full set of install options and defaulted to
> > a heavy graphical desktop install just like F16.
> > That sounds like you wound up with text mode install, for some reason,
> > which gives you a minimal package set and no choice about it. If that
> > happens and you didn't explicitly request it, the important question
> > becomes 'why did I wind up in text mode', and the answer is usually
> > 'there's some kind of bug in the graphics driver for my video adapter'.
> > Try Beta, and let us know what happens :)
> > --
> > Adam Williamson
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> Tried a i386 F17 Beta on an old Dell Optiplex GX280 machine here at
> work and works fine. However my new upgraded home machine fails :(
What exactly do you mean by 'fails'? Going to need details to do any
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