Re: a suggestion
Jon Pennington <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I would relish covenient clear instructions on how to make such a
> > CDROM. Right now, we have complete images, and we have floppies, but
> > no instructions for making a simple boot-floppies-only CDROM.
> As would I. 3.5" CD-R media is becoming very easy to come by, not to
> mention the fact that they are much faster and more reliable than
> floppies. Ideally, the CD would contain the entire boot floppies tree
> for a given platform (i386, PPC, AXP, etc.), but boot with a fairly
> generic kernel. Is this doable with Potato?
I will be trying this out tomorrow. The plan is to use debian-cd to
build a Debian CD with the boot floppies but a totally empty package
list. We will be installing a friend's new PC and he asked me to help
him use Debian, and so it's a good thing for us to try.
I will report back on my experiences.