Re: basedebs and Boot Floppies
On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 04:05:25PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 07:56:06PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > need to supply an option when the user is prompted for where to
> > install basedebs.tgz from. But what are the alternatives? Mounted
> > disk? NFS? Network? All of the above (oh god)?
> the only sources im willing to allow for basedebs is NFS, harddisk,
> and already mounted filesystem.
And floppy, hopefully. (floppy is a very useful fallback mechanism)
Doing floppy support just means reading each basedb[00-nn].bin from
/dev/fd0 and putting them together to form a basedebs.tgz and passing
that to debootstrap.
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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