Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report
yeah, so i jumped the gun. the answer was farther down in the thread.
please ignore me, at least for a few minutes. :)
On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, Ian Eure wrote:
> Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2001 13:02:13 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Ian Eure <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report
> Resent-Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2001 13:02:38 -0700
> Resent-From: email@example.com
> On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 12:50:16PM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> > > Nobody uses floppies anymore, we should focus on the boot-cd, imho.
> > As someone else pointed out, the floppies and cds are generated from the
> > same code.
> > That aside, people (like myself) with a fast net connection *will*
> > actually use floppies to bootstrap the install; it's easier to make a
> > floppy image than to make a CD image, especially if you don't have a
> > CD burner.
> on a slightly off-topic note, does anyone know if the new debian-boot
> stuff be able to boot from a _single_ floppy and perform a network
> this is one of the things i think has been lacking in debian - in order to
> perform a network install, you must create 6 floppies; rescue, root, and 4
> driver disks. bleah.