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Re: Bug#109826: base floppy images on the Debian CD

On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 09:34:37AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> Of course I can ... but do you really think someone is going to install
> the base system with 16 floppies ? I don't think so. I thought the
> whole point of the base system tarball was for people who wanted to setup
> rapidly a nfsroot. Splitting it is pointless for them.

for the bazillionth time now, basedebs.tgz is NOT NOT NOT a root
filesystem.  its a tarball of a bunch of .deb files.  

as for installing via floppies, some people still seem to want to do
it that way.

> BTW, the complete disks-i386/current directory is always automatically
> included on CD1 so I have no modifications to do to close this bug.

we will have to put basedebs.tgz somewhere else then to prevent it
from going on the CDs then.

Ethan Benson

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