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Re: debian-installer status -- 2002-08-26

On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 18:28:12 +0900
Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 02:36:33 +1000
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:
> > What's going to go on the rootfs? Presumably something like:
> > 
> > 	libc6, busybox-udeb, ash-udeb
> > 	udpkg, cdebconf, anna
> > 	*-retriever and any dependencies they have
> > 	/lib/modules/<kernel>/**
> It could be something that reads multiple floppies, or takes things from
> CD-ROM, for NFS-root (it would be difficult to ask questions)
> The floppy is too small a place for putting in i18n locale info, and 
> debian-installer, and I think this was the initial intention of 
> d-i being modular.

I think the golden rule for bootstraping the installer is that it must be
automated and as idiot proof as possible, anything that could require user
interaction should be done once the installer starts.


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