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Re: Still no base tarball

On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 03:11:32PM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> > > > So I'd say about 30% of machines I see need the whole base install done
> > > > from floppies.
> > > So how does it help to have a 24MB file on the CD?
> > Because the machine down the hall has a CD drive and a floppy?
> In which case you could use a script to generate the file, then split
> it onto the floppies (you're going to have to split it whether it's
> on the cd or not).

This assumes the machine down the hall is running Debian, or at least
something Unixy. If it's Windows only, you've got a tough time trying to
split it by hand, no?


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