[rescue] Re: G5 case

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Wed Jun 25 21:02:29 CDT 2003

> I've installed Mandrake (in the past) and recently, Red Hat.
> I've only ever installed FreeBSD on that side.  What I'd
> really like to see on all these installers is some common
> configurations like:
> 'loaded' scientific desktop
> 'loaded' development desktop
> 'loaded' generic desktop
> server
> firewall
> router
> DMZ mail
> DMZ dns
> minimum OS that runs
> etc.
> (more than just the desktop/server paradigm that you generally
> see)
> Then you should have the opportunity to add *or* subtract stuff.

RedHat has allowed this for years, across several versions.

> The most annoying thing about RH, during the last install I did
> was that it was either everything or nothing, and the stupid GUI for 
> package selection is too slow and forces you to select one thing at a time. 
> (And I'm not going to build a net install system to build one machine.)

I don't know how you missed the selection screens in RedHat.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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