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Update 'TODO'.

* TODO (Installer): New section.
Mathieu Othacehe 3 years ago
committed by Ludovic Courtès
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In addition, there haven’t been stable releases of GNU Mach, MiG, and
Hurd, which would be a pre-condition.
* Installer
** Fix impossibility to restart on error after cow-store has been started
- Force reboot upon installer failure
- Unshare the installer process
- Run the installer process in a separate namespace
** Partitioning
*** Add RAID support
*** Add more partitioning schemes
The actual schemes are taken from Debian Installer but some are not
implemented yet: like "Separate partitions for /home /var and /tmp".
*** Replace wait page "Partition formating is in progress, please wait"
Create a new waiting page describing what's being done:
[ 20% ]
Running mkfs.ext4 on /dev/sda2 ...
[ 40% ]
Running mkfs.ext4 on /dev/sda3 ...
** Desktop environments
*** Allow for no desktop environments
Propose to choose between "headless server" and "lightweight X11" in a new
*** Add services selection feature
Add a services page to the configuration. Ask for services to be installed
like SSH, bluetooth, TLP in a checkbox list?
** Locale and keymap
*** Try to guess user locale and keymap by probing BIOS or HW (dmidecode)
** Timezone
*** Regroup everything in one single page
Under the form:
(UTC + 1) Europe/Paris
(UTC + 2) Africa/Cairo