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New install medium 2012.09.07


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Pierre Schmitz wrote:

As is customary by now there is a new install medium available at the beginning

of this month. The live system can be downloaded from [Download][1] and be used

for new installs or as a rescue system.


In addition to a couple of updated packages and bug fixes the following changes

stand out:


* First medium with Linux 3.5 (3.5.3)


* The _script_ boot parameter works again ([FS#31022][2])


* When booting via PXE and NFS or NBD the ISO will be copied to RAM to ensure

a more stable usage.


* The live medium contains _usb_modeswitch_ and _wvdial_ which e.g. allows to

establish a network connection using an UMTS USB dongle


* Furthermore the newest versions of _initscripts_, _systemd_ and _netcfg_ are



[1] https://www.archlinux.org/download/



[2] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/31022


URL: http://www.archlinux...edium-20120907/

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Why would I want to install a medium. I don't believe in that seance and talking to the dead baloney. :whistling:


Grammatically, shouldn't it be 'new media' instead of 'medium'? Never quite sure about those two. But when I see 'new medium' I think of some fundamentally different method of delivery, like maybe they're using punch cards or usbsticks.

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