Re: FTP-based Debian install
I installed debian just from the 2 floppies on my alpha machine (digital
alpha server/400,old but good). The only thing needed is to use boot
floppy with kernel which has driver for the NIC...(or, pppd, if you will
be installing through ppp link :) ). It worked perfect here....
On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I have been reading through the Debian install documentation, but I can't
> find any reference to a FTP- or HTTP-based base set installs. But also
> read a posting indicating FTP-based installations. Plus, I see that Storm
> Linux (based on Debian) offers a FTP-based installation.
> I don't want to use numerous (more than two) floppies.
> Does Debian offer a FTP-based installation for the base sets? (Using a
> boot floppy to boot the installer and then using FTP to fetch all the base
> (And if so, where is this documented?)
> Also, if I decide to use Storm -- how much different is it from plain
> (I've installed Debian numerous times using floppies for all the base
> sets; I haven't used a recent installer, because I've just upgraded via