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FS#6149 - Write Installation Guide for 0.8 (Voodoo) release

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Dennis Herbrich (gyroplast) - Wednesday, 03 January 2007, 19:04 GMT
Last edited by Dennis Herbrich (gyroplast) - Thursday, 04 January 2007, 01:51 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Documentation
Status Closed
Assigned To Dennis Herbrich (gyroplast)
Architecture not specified
Severity Critical
Priority Immediate
Reported Version 0.7.2 Gimmick
Due in Version 0.8 Voodoo
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


- document the various little changes in the installation process and modified configuration directives properly

- create a read-only Wiki-friendly version (as a template for translations) ---> #6155 - not a showstopper

- contact/recruit translators for unofficial translations to be added to the Wiki ---> #6156 - not a showstopper

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 FS#6031 - 0.8 installation ISO showstoppers 
Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Saturday, 31 March 2007, 06:39 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 03 January 2007, 19:20 GMT
i changed setup quite a bit lately,
changed to 4 partitions /home is now taken for the rest
/ is now defaultet to 7.5gb
new feature of autoprepare is now to chose the fs for / and /home :)
Comment by Dennis Herbrich (gyroplast) - Thursday, 04 January 2007, 01:07 GMT
The current documentation has been uploaded temporarily to and


Of course, the changes Tobias refers to are NOT included as of yet, but we'll arrange something. Right? RIGHT? Of course we will.
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Thursday, 04 January 2007, 06:51 GMT
i'll review your stuff this night
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Monday, 15 January 2007, 12:59 GMT
- We need to change that ArchLinux now officially supports x86_64 cpu archticture. It's no more a community project.
- We shouldn't talk so much about installation using a floppy. simply drop a line that this way is no more officially supported. Remove no more needed parts.
- hard disc auto-prepare needs to be updates as already mentioned
- we should choose only one device naming sheme and that should be the one for PATA
- /etc/locale.gen and root pw is set now within the installation process