Why is sysinstall considered end-of-life?
ml.diespammer at netfence.it
Wed Jan 10 21:24:51 UTC 2007
Ivan Voras wrote:
Well, I'll make my statement too...
> Two reasons AFAIK:
> 1. it simply doesn't even know how deal with the more modern features
> like GEOM & RAID, more advanced authentication mechanisms (nsswitch),
> and devices like sound cards (there are many more in this list...)
Apart from that, I used to be able to sysinsall a machine booting via
PXE. This doesn't work anymore in recent versions :-(
Or maybe it is just my incompetence, but then, if someone managed this,
I'd like to hear about it.
> 2. it's way past what's currently considered "user friendly"
Please don't get any graphics bloatware in the way. :-)
... just my two eurocents.
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