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Re: testing CD that boots

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 11:29:33AM +0100, A Mennucc1 wrote:
> hi
> I would like to make a CD of testing that boots,
>  and to use it to install a PC;
> and I would like to use (and test) the latest boot method
> I have already installed debian-cd and used it many times in the past
> (I once made some bootable CD of potato)
> I have downloaded 
> http://people.debian.org/~aph/debian/dists/woody/main/disks-i386/3.0.17-2001-11-13/
> but I dont see , nor the base disks, neither the base.tgz

You should become familiar with the woody install documentation:
Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 For PowerPC</a>

There is no longer any base.tgz, instead you install from the network
or from a local (full) archive.

> do I need them ? if yes, where do I find them?
> also: do I need to put in the CD all the above URL?
> or, can I skip some subdirectories?

Depends on what you want to use the cd for...
If you just want one architecture for one PC, just get that
architecture's stuff...

> btw: I think that we should put the answer to above question in
> some documentation file...

Did I mention the installation manual? But for debian-cd usage, that
would be a subject for their list...

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