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Re: Which installation files are needed by dbootstrap?

On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 11:32:52PM +0100, Christian Ericsson wrote:
> Hello,
> I have downloaded Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (potato) for PowerPC. It seems to be
> a lot of files... And, all of them will not fit on one CDROM. How do I
> split up the files to fit on more than on CD? Which files are essential for
> the installation program dbootstrap? What directory structure should I have?
> Is the following directory structure OK?
> /dists/main/unstable/binary-powerpc
> When do I need the binary-all directory?
> The mkisofs had problems with soft links that I created. It seems like
> mkisofs follow up the soft links and include what they point to, even if
> the files already have been included in the ISO-image. Which parameters
> should I give to the mkisofs program to make an un-official CD for PowerPC?

Read the debian-cd archives on YACS, obtain a copy and read the docs.
You only need disks-powerpc/current/... to install a base system, and then
install the rest via network.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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