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Re: Minimal bootable i386 CD image for 2.2r5

On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 09:30:46AM +0100, Christian Leutloff wrote:
> Goswin Brederlow <goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
> > Richard Atterer <deb-cd@list.atterer.net> writes:
> > 
> > > wouldn't it be nice if we could provide an official "net install CD
> > > image" for the upcoming potato release?
> > > 
> > > AIUI, there is no support for this in debian-cd yet. It would be nice
> > > if somebody who has created such an image before could add that
> > > support, or at least say what to watch out for.
> > > 
> > > Or should we not bother with this for potato, and only start doing it
> > > for woody?
> > Do it for woody. It needs to be tested (it == the net cd and woody)
> > and potato is kind of fixed.
> > 
> > I did a install via network with a woody bootfloppy (compact set). One
> > floppy and network. Thats real fun to do.
> > 
> > The net CD should be a bit bigger. I opt for two CDs:
> 3. live CD. Fully functional Debian, usable (to some extent) from CD,
>    to test/estimate to see what you get using Debian without the hasle
>    of a prior full install. (size will be around 600 MB). This will
>    include the possibility of a X-based install system with all
>    options of a full GNU/Linux system on hand.

see http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/ 

A very, very good debian live cd with 1.5 GB data...

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