On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 11:45 -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> - Since very few people will be getting the method selection screen in loader,
> most people won't have networking up when we get to stage2. That means in
> order to use the mirrorlist, we have to use the NetworkConfigurator. This
> isn't quite ideal, but David's going to have a giant networking patch one
> of these days so I'm not really going to bother.
I don't know that this is worse than the current state, though. The
NetworkConfigurator has the advantage of being accessible to people in
> Current problems:
> - Media check is commented out. My intention here is to move this to stage2
> if possible.
So the question I'd have about this is what do we do to ensure that
reading the stage2 isn't bad. But maybe that's less of a problem these
> Anyway this isn't 100% working but it seems good enough for me to consider
> committing. I've tested boot.iso and pxebooting with HTTP, NFS, and a DVD
> and those all worked decently. The big problem for me right now is the error
> handling. But that can be beefed up once this stuff goes in and I have an
> easier time testing.
It sounds good to me from the high-level. And the patches look pretty
reasonable from a quick look through them
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