RFE: have firstboot perform an initial package update

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Mar 16 16:31:51 UTC 2006

On Thursday 16 March 2006 15:57, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> I second the above.
> Ummm... there's a problem, though: by doing it during firstboot you look
> the user out of his machine till the download is completed... for slow
> modem users this might be a problem. (Especially down the line, when
> you'll have 1GB of updates to download...)

Also, people with dial-up connections sometimes have time-sensitive charges, 
so may wish to wait until the cheaper rate is available.  As long as there is 
an option, though, it would alert them to the fact that an update should be 
done as soon as possible.

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