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Re: Tar'ed Base System?

On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 06:26:58AM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> A root tarball containing a Debian base for big-endian systems such as
> the Indigo2 is available at:
> ftp://bolugftp.uni-bonn.de/pub/mips-linux/rootfs/experimental
is there any good reason for not using the ``bootfloppies''?
I'd rather prefer to put a basedebs.tar somewhere instead of having 
even more debian base systems around.
 -- Guido

This kind of limitation can lead administrators to do irrational things,
      like install Windows. Clearly a fix was required. (lwn.net)

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