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Re: Great but...

This problem will be solved by the basedebs.tgz work that is currently being
implemented.  Once that is working we'll be able to install the bases system
with a number of floppys.  I'm not sure where it stands at the moment, a search
or this list archive would give you a better idea.  It is definitely in
development still, so depending on how much you are ready to tackle, beware.


Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 09:29:00PM -0400 wrote:
> Hi,
> I am interested in becomming a Debian developer/maintainer and thought a
> good starting point would be to instlal the current testing
> distribution. Thus I downloaded the disks directory created my floppies
> and off I went. Everything worked great until it was time to install the
> base system. I did not have the option to configure my modem and pull
> the packages of the web. Did I miss this somewhere along the line? It
> appeared that it was assumed that the system was somehow connected to
> the web (through LAN most likely).
> I'll have to think of a new strategy.
> Are there any plans to let user's configure their modem prior to
> installing the base system? This would be perfect.
> Thanks,
> Robert
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> Robert Schweikert                      MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU
> rjschwei@mindspring.com                         LINUX
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