[Debconf-discuss] Speeding up the installer (Was: installation report on installation failure and having net install for minimal installations .)
> 3. Net install for minimal installations - Doing full installations is
> very time-consuming. Here the usb disks as well as ATA/IDE are both
> bottlenecks and a desktop install takes at least 30-45 minutes.
One way to try to speed up the installation a bit is to install the
eatmydata-udeb package when using d-i. I believe booting the installer
with this kernel argument should do the trick:
How much time you save will depend on how many packages you want to