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Bug#291453: Installation report, Sarge/d-i rc2, 20050120, floppy install, x86



reassign 291453 debian-installer-manual
retitle 291453 Information on how to obtain images needs reorganization
thanks

Just repeating the comments regarding the manual below to make them more 
accessible.

> My first problem was finding the correct floppy images. I think either
> section 5.1.4 of the manual (Booting the Installer on Intel x86/Booting
> from Floppies) or section 4.3 (Creating Floppies from Disk Images)
> should explain which images I need or at least link directly to the
> MANIFEST file. That link is now in section 4.2.1 where it is not easily
> found. A link to the ftp directory containing the floppies and to
> rawrite/rwwrtwin would also be handy. Also, I think that the section
> about floppy reliability should be moved from 5.3.1 to 4.3. These
> changes would get all important information about boot floppies in two
> places instead of four. OK, I can now see that section A.2.2 actually
> does some of what I ask for. Is it really necessary to spread
> information to all these places?
>
> In general, I also think that chapters 4 and 5 of the manual should be
> reorganized from "Obtaining media" and "Boot" to one chapter covering
> the entire process of different types of installations
> (Floppy/CD/Netboot/USB/harddrive). Sections A through C should be
> integrated with the beginning of the document.
>
> These comments apply to the installation manual at
> http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/index.html, as of
> 2005-01-05. 



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