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Bug#230630: SCSI HD, installation with bootfloppy and usb flash stick, i386

Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 11:41:52AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 05:35:54PM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > I am interested in getting it working, but d-i development seems rather
> > > awkward to me.  So far, I know of no alternative to burning a CD-RW over and
> > > over.
> > 
> > hmm
> > - use apt-ftparchive to build your own archive and use netboot
> > - use qemu/bochs/vmware with cd images
> > 
> > aren't that enough?
> I asked on debian-boot for suggestions for udeb development using a network
> repository, and got only responses suggesting CD-RW.
> Is there a document somewhere which describes the setup?

None I know of. You need a (partial) mirror with the debian-installer/
subdirectory for your architecture, plus the .debs from main required
for the base install (that's basically everything debootstrap wants,
plus bootloaders and probably initrd-tools).


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