Hoary array-7 install report

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 28 18:33:10 CST 2005

On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 09:51:47PM +0200, Nicolas Boos wrote:

> [...]

Array 7 is quite old now, and some of the bugs you mention are known to be
fixed in recent daily builds.  If you could retry with the current daily
install CD, that would be a great help.

> 2. The "Testing network repository" and "Testing security update
> repository" steps are too long ! Four minutes each ! And because of
> such delay, some users may think there is a problem here...

It should have timed out quite quickly since you had no default route or DNS

> 3. Defaults for HorizSync and VertRefresh in xorg.conf are 28-49
> and 43-72. Strange because the monitor (A701GT) supports
> more larger values (27-96 and 50-160).

Were you asked which modes to use?  If the probe, fails, the system asks you
which video mode to use, and selects sync ranges based on that.

> 4. The default group for /dev/sg devices is "disk" so the SCSI
> connected scanners are not detected by xsane.

Please report a bug, package: udev.  Include in the report what you see in
/sys/class/scsi_generic/sg<X>/device/type for your scanner.

 - mdz

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