Re: [Debconf-discuss] Your biggest achievement during past DebConfs (aka new DebConf promoting campaign)
]] Joey Hess
> Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > Are you sure the first successful installation of Debian happened during
> > DebConf3? I remember giving a talk about Skolelinux at that conference
> > and how Skolelinux used d-i to automate the Debian installation. During
> > the talk I ran the installation as a demonstration, and I suspect I
> > would not have tried to do this if I had not done a d-i installation
> > before DebConf3. But my memory is flaky, so I just wanted to ask if
> > anyone remember when d-i actually was able to install Debian for the
> > first time.
> d-i was being used to install Skolelinux, at least as a proof of
> concept, a little before Debconf, but not to install Debian as far as I
> know. I had certianly not seen d-i install Debian before that point.
I did the first installation using d-i a few months before DC3, iirc.
I'm currently unable to find the IRC log where I told you about it,
Tollef Fog Heen
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