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Re: New Install (easydeb)



On Tue, 17 Jul 2001 16:47:09 +1000
"Robert Browne" <robb@alphalink.com.au> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I am creating a new install for debian. The aims are:
> 
> - Use parted so partitioning can be automated.
> - Configuration is done after reboot.
> - Fit on 1.44 boot floppy.
> - Small libc6 is not required.
> - reduce number of config questions asked.
> - autodetect hardware
> - newbie friendly
> 
> Basically what it does is:
> Partition, copy base.tgz from cdrom, chroot /dev/hda /sbin/lilo
> reboot. At current stage of development it only uses /dev/hda on
> i386. Partitioning not tested, as i only have one HDD.
> 
> Have a floppy image called easydeb.img, happy to download it to
> debian so you can have look. Just tell me where.
> 
> 
> 
I would like to see what you have done

How are you autodetect hardware, scanning /proc or using libdetect or kudzu ?

Maybe you should consider working on the debian-installer :)


Glenn

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