[Mageia-discuss] How to solve this problem?

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Tue Nov 8 18:53:26 CET 2011

Frank Griffin skrev 8.11.2011 14:23:
> On 11/08/2011 12:46 AM, andre999 wrote:
>> David W. Hodgins a écrit :
>>> The only solution I can think of, would be for the installer to include
>>> at least one functional web browser, with the option to start it once
>>> the
>>> network has been configured.
>> Coming in a bit late, but I see a simple solution, if one adds a few
>> assumptions :
> I've wondered about this for a while.  The boot.iso is trivially small
> compared to the size of a DVD or even a CD.  Would it not be possible to
> add enough to it in the way of a browser, video drivers, and wireless
> tools/drivers to allow stage 1 to
> (a) have the same level of network access as a finished system
> (b) offer the same graphical environment as stage 2
> (c) offer the option during connect of opening a browser
> Given the amount of available room in boot.iso, there's really no reason
> to limit its wireless and graphical capabilities, no ?

We wont bloat the boot.iso.

If you want more functions than boot.iso, use dual or live iso


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