On Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 01:17:43AM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: >Steve McIntyre <st...@einval.com> (2018-12-06): >> On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:01:49PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: >> >I'm not sure it would be a good idea to stick a hardcoded value there, >> >even if we were to lower the available bandwidth… Too many different >> >cases, be it about actual hardware, disk sizes, etc. >> >> 1000 is a nice small number, which I think might make sense as a >> default *while* we're installing. Once the installer has finished and >> the system is rebooted, all will go back to normal. Hell, we could >> even expose this value via debconf for expert (and preseed) if needed. > >Why is that suddenly needed anyway? Our “joyful” IRC participant >mentioned regressions compared to older releases and I don't see why >that would be the case.
I've no idea why he things this is a regression. But this is something we should probably change anyway - installing on RAID is pointlessly slow here unless you know how to work around it. And it's been that way since ~forever. -- Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. st...@einval.com "I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code is in use on a military site..." -- Simon Booth