Re: Essential bloat
David Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Yes, an option to "download the base via ftp" would be very
> nice as well.
> If there are no other computers nearby, I am usually forced to first
> boot with LOAF (or some other single-floppy linux, I haven't
> explored this much), partition, configure modules/network there, ftp
> base2_1.tgz). Then the normal debian install. Not very convenient:
> is this the best way? Would ftp fit on the boot floppies? Then I
> could just do it from the shell.
You can export the base tgz via NFS, mount it manually and then
install from mounted.
I think "download the base via ftp" is also on the todo list for the
boot floppy and being worked on.