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Re: debian-amd64 progress update (96.41% up-to-date)

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> > Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >> We also have Debian-Installer support comparable to the release
> >> architectures. D-I image types are bussinesscard cdrom iso (102Mb)
> >> and netboot mini iso (4MB) as well as an image with monlithic kernel
> >> (10MB?).
> >
> > FWIW, The 102 mb image is a netinst CD, not a businesscard. The
> > monolithic mini-iso does not contain a monolithic kernel, the
> > "monolithic" refers to having all the d-i components in one standalone
> > initrd image.
> Args, who choose monolithic as name? If its modular its not
> monolithic.

It's a monolithic _iso_, not a monolithic kernel.

> Is there any point in having a slimed down mini.iso and a
> monolithic.iso given that amd64 doesn't use floppy images anyway?

monolithic is only intended for testing purposes.


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