Proposal to drop Ubuntu alternate CDs for 12.10

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at
Tue Aug 28 12:22:40 UTC 2012

On 28/08/12 13:18, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 02:50:24PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> I would like to propose that, in spite of not reaching 100% feature parity,
>> we drop the Ubuntu alternate installer for 12.10 anyway.
>> [...]
>> So my opinion is that we should drop the Ubuntu alternate CDs with Beta 1. 
>> Other flavors are free to continue building alternate CDs (i.e.,
>> "debian-installer" CDs) according to their preference, but we would drop
>> them for Ubuntu and direct users to one of the above-mentioned alternatives
>> if they care about RAID on desktop installs.
>> [...]
>> Do any of you see reasons for not making this change, and dropping the
>> alternate CDs?  Are there shortcomings to the proposed fallback solutions
>> that we haven't identified here?
> ---end quoted text---
>   Will the text-based installer be provided by the desktop CD ?

No. The text-based installer will be provided by:

* amd64 ubuntu server images

* amd64/i386 mini.iso, netboot CDs


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