TinyMinds.org: Daniel Robbins of Gentoo Linux
Jul 30, 2002, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"TM: One common complaint from users who are considering
using Gentoo is that the install seems too difficult. Are there any
plans to create a more streamlined version of the install, or do
you plan on staying with the 'shell and 14 pages of instructions'
"DR: Yes; we have a beta Anaconda installer and a beta live CD
installer that uses Debian's 'discover' hardware detection code. We
also have a developer working on an in-house installer. So expect
some nice things in the future :)
"*important note:* We will always have a 'bare-bones'
shell-based installation method available for those who want to be
in total control of the installation process. A well-documented
bare-bones install using standard Linux tools is a essential part
of Gentoo Linux that is not going to go away..."