[K12OSN] Re: FC5 Pirut replaces system-config-packages

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Fri Jun 23 18:46:11 UTC 2006

Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> This is a bump but also a further question. The package selection
> during installation of FC5 seems less configurable as compared to FC3.
> There is no "install everything" feature. Considering this I tried to
> use Pirut to select packages to install from the CDROM iso's but Pirut
> always downloads stuff wasting bandwidth (and being slower). Anyone
> had these issues? I miss system-config-packages and "install
> everything".
> On 5/14/06, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How does one instruct pirut to grab the rpm's from the installation
>> cdrom's instead of downloading everything? system-config-packages use
>> to just prompt for the cd's.

This has come up quite a few times on the Fedora list. I haven't been
following the threads, so I don't know if there will be any changes, but
 the issue certainly has been raised.

I hope to install FC6t1 a little later today, it will be interesting to
see what changes have been made...


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