Re: Credit Card CD
Didn't someone make a base/bootfloppy CD image at ~30M once?
On Thu, 18 May 2000, Philip Charles wrote:
> On Thu, 18 May 2000, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > Has anyone done modifications yet to the debian-cd package in order to do
> > a Credit Card Size CD that can install debian?
> > Credit Card CDs can contain <50MB but the debian-cds have a minimum size
> > of ~100MB for the "standard" system.
> > Maybe the following would accomplish a reduction:
> > 1. Cut down on files for diskimages and documentation. Only provide one
> > set of images needed to boot from CD plus loadlin to load it from dos.
> > Remove tools directory.
> > 2. Do not include .debs that are already included in the base system on
> > disk 1
> > 3. Do not include all standard system debs by default on CD1 but allow
> > Tasks_XXX to be specified.
> If you use debian-cd to produce the disc-tree for the first CD then it is
> a simple matter to remove what is not needed before the iso image is
> created. images-1.20 is ~22 MB and could be removed, and then images-1.44
> which is ~35 MB could be pruned. Several other directories could be
> treated in the same way.
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Pardon me, but you have obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a