Re: Including additional packages on the Debian base CD
> Moreover it would be nice to have a tool which builds a minimum Debian
> mirror with just the packages needed by debootstrap and the most
> important udebs. I think that this way we could use debian-cd with a
> bottom-up approach, without downloading a whole debian mirror.
I have a receipt for building a partial mirror on my web page. Some
people use the scripts successfully for FAI and other purposes. See
http://people.debian.org/~debacle/ [look for partial mirror]