Fedora Rel-Eng Meeting Recap 2007-MAY-21

orion at cora.nwra.com orion at cora.nwra.com
Wed May 23 15:03:26 UTC 2007

>>    * bz 212781 the installer-hang-on-lowmem machines will need a
>> release note if there isn't an obvious fix
> I suggest users with < 512 MB RAM use text mode install.
> However, that short-circuits some of firstboot and thus smolt because
> the run level is set to three, correct ?
> I can't remember if system-config-services ( I think the only thing
> run by run by firstboot at run level three ) has a "Would you rather
> boot into a GUI ? " type of question 'cus I usually blast by it.

If you install a graphical system the system will boot graphical after
install.  Unfortunately, I'm still having troubles with text mode installs
on lowmem machines.

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