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Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?

From: John Soo
Subject: Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:14:52 -0800

Hi all!

I was working on adding more configuration options to the kmscon service. Do 
you think the service can take advantage of the config file, too?



> On Jan 16, 2019, at 10:25 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi again!
> I pushed a few commits to ‘wip-newt-installer’.
> I was able to test it with (roughly):
>  guix system disk-image --file-system-type=iso9660 gnu/system/install.scm
>  qemu-img create -f qcow2  /tmp/t.img 2100M
>  qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 512 -cdrom /gnu/store/…-image.iso \
>    -hda /tmp/t.img
> The config file was properly generated (hurray!).  The actual
> installation eventually failed because substitutes are taken from
>, and somehow at one point it would try to download
> linux-libre, which would fail (quite surprisingly: I’d expected the
> download fallback to work, dunno what happened.)
> Anyway, can we rebase the branch on ‘master’?
> It seems to me that it’s in a good shape.  The installer is really
> pleasant to use!
> Thanks,
> Ludo’.

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