Defaulting to verify the image integrity before installing on desktop?

Iain Lane laney at
Tue Nov 26 11:02:07 UTC 2019

On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 05:52:21PM +0100, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> What do others think? Should we default to check the media before
> booting the ISO? (And if so do we need to ensure the menu still provide
> a way to skip the testing (we should at least for automaticall
> installation)?)

Sounds like a good idea to me, which will help some people who are faced
with confusing errors otherwise. I would say we want to both allow the
check to be cancelled while it's in progress (e.g. by pressing Escape),
and provide a menu option to boot without checking. For info, Fedora
does both of those things.


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ]
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