Bug 617072 - Add "Use a Driver Update Disk" to the install time boot menu
Summary: Add "Use a Driver Update Disk" to the install time boot menu
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2010-07-22 06:39 UTC by Jon Masters
Modified: 2010-07-22 17:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-22 13:51:08 UTC
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Description Jon Masters 2010-07-22 06:39:03 UTC
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Add "Use a Driver Update Disk" to the install-time boot menu, so that the user does not need to press tab and type "dd" explicitly. We could also do this in Fedora.

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2010-07-22 13:51:08 UTC
We need to have a really good reason for adding options to that menu, as every one we add is going to have a doubling effect on the number of options.  We'll have to have "add a driver disk for upgrades", "add a driver disk for basic video", etc.

Comment 2 Jon Masters 2010-07-22 17:40:21 UTC
I suppose. Could we at least make it a bit more obvious than "press tab" by perhaps adding back in a help menu like we used to have?


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