On 03/02/2008 03:09 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 10:51 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> What was the point of the metapackage, originally? To install ALL
>> drivers at install time and let firstboot sort it out?
> To ensure that (for most cases), all drivers are installed and continue
> to be updated as new drivers are added. That way, if someone changes
> out their video hardware, they don't get hosed by not having the driver
Would it make sense for Anaconda to detect a laptop and only install the
driver the system needs?
Not really, because you don't necessarily know what I need. I could be
installing onto a removable hard drive, for instance. I could be doing
one install and then cloning to a bunch of other machine. And it would
suck for virt, too.