netinst images: What's the point?

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at
Tue Jun 1 01:02:35 UTC 2010

>I'm not sure what's wrong, I just know it never asks me to initialize
>a network connection unless I specify "askmethod", then it does it in
>the non-graphical part of the setup.

I just pulled the x86 iso down (only had x64) and whipped up a vm in esxi
w/ an emulated E1000 nic and it asked me to initialize the nic once I hit
the gui before the package selection step.

What kind of nic do you have? Maybe a bug wrt your hardware only?


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