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Re: feedback wanted alternative Debian installation system



On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 03:38:51AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> [Please note the Mail-Followup-To header.]

How interesting, mutt's `L' (reply-to-lists) doesn't handle that (having
only some lists in MFT) correctly.

>      * PGI is network-enabled. [...] debootstrap itself is network-aware,
>        [...] PGI goes still further, however. [...] NFS can then
>        be used to mount the "live" filesystem inside which the installer
>        proper runs. 

If it can only be done over NFS, how is this any better than just having
a traditional NFS mounted boot-floppies root image? Unlike the rest of
the stuff, I don't really see how this is a particularly interesting
"feature" of PGI. Any chance of getting that expounded upon?

Cheers,
aj

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