Re: [Repost] questions on installation CDs
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 11:34:10 +0100, Leonardo Francalanci
> >From personal experience, of downloading all and writing to CD versus
> > the netInst method, I'd recommend the netInst method EVERY time (unless
> > you've a dial up and somebody else already has all the CDs).
> Of course! But I have a very fast connection at work, but just a dial up
> at home (where I want to install debian).
> I think there should be a way to see where packages are in the
> installation cds... the only way I found is to download all of them (!)
> and mount them to see what's inside!
I think it doesn't help to know which package is on which CD, because
there might be dependencies to packages on other CD's, right ?
i.e. if you already have CD 1 and CD 2 and you want packagexyz which
is on CD 7, but it needs some stuff from CD 4, so downloading only CD
7 doesn't work...