Re: Why the latest netinst image must "choose a mirror of the Debian archive" ?
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Richard Atterer write:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 04:53:22PM +0800, Cauchy Song wrote:
>> Why the latest netinst image must "choose a mirror of the Debian archive"?
>> If no internet connection, the installer fail, it realy ignore the
>> archive in the image !
> Yes, as the name suggests, the netinst image _requires_ an Internet
> connection. If you do not have an Internet connection on the install
> machine, download the first two normal CD images, not the netinst variant.
But as the page http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/ write:
Up to 180 MB in size, this image is suitable for writing to small
CD-R(W) media, 80 mm/3.1" in diameter. The image contains the
installer and a small set of packages which allows the installation of
a (very) basic system.
If I install a basic system, like before(may be feb), it should not
_requires_ an Internet connection!
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