twotailedfox at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 15:15:15 CET 2005
I can make a bootable Windows XP Professional Live CD, with all the
functionality you just described, bar X11.
It all boils down into how much effort you take to make it.
On 12/4/05, Jonathan Andrews <jon at jonshouse.co.uk> wrote:
> Hello to the group.... my first post....
> I noticed some talk about the Reactos installer following the windows
> form. As a long time NT admin who moved into product development on
> Linux I would just like to point out how mediocre the windows installer
> With a bootable linux ISO you get a full network stack, functional USB
> support, detected UDMA IDE drivers, Vesfa FB X11 etc etc etc... with the
> windows installer you get a kernel, a few utils and a pretty inflexable
> Would it not make more sense to write an installer thats based on a
> bootable Linux image - if nothing else the use of networking offers a
> host of possibilities (diskless installs, updates from the internet
> during the install phase and so on).
> Is the aim to clone windows, or to produce an operating system that is
> API compatible with win32 ? They are very different aims with very
> different requirements!
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