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Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report

On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 05:27:27PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> >Installing with a few floppies + net connection is in my opinion the
> >most elegant way...
> As long as "a few" means "two or less", this is fine. AFAIK, you need
> about ten to bring a cd-less potato on the network to apt the rest.

You don't need any: the root fs can be booted via loadlin, and the base
system can be fetched via http (and probably NFS).

Of course, if you've got an opinion on this matter, the best way to express
it is by cutting boot-floppies code...


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