May be i missed something, but after some years of debian
it still needs floppies to do the installation.
This is not only impractial but sometimes even impossible.
1) I've a server hoisted in the US, but i'm located in Europe.
Do you really want me to fly to the server and put in a floppy
just to do a fresh debian installion? Or to bother my provider
to do so?
2) I'm running the reiserfs. And i want to create a partition with it.
So, the boot floppies do not help much. even do not need them
at all, because i have a running system (as in the case before)
in another partition. But i have to plug them in anyway.
This means, i can only workaround, creating a ext2 partition locally,
boot with the floppies provided, tar the newly created installation,
remove this partition and then do what i really want to do.
Could one create an installation procedure _without_ floppies,
please? Why does the bootstrap installer does only run from
floppies? Any reason?
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