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Re: Can I mount -t nfs to the Debian archive?

On Fri, 20 Oct 1995, Godfrey Lam wrote:

> Matt,
> Can you tell me how to do ftp install in detail.  How do I select the 
> files that I want, I want to install all the softwares, like Slackware 
> has.  Can I be able to use PPP connection to my ISP after I install the 
> base system?  When I do ftp, where should I put the Debian packages in my 
> Linux box? 
This is going to sound really bad. BUT I have only installed this one 
time and then I had to fight it :/ (due to hardware)

I would say put the files on an MSDOS partition. Download them from the 
ms-dos tree.

> Another question about partition the hard drive before install Debian.  I 
> have two hard drive, they are 300M and 500M.  I am going to create 16M 
> for swap. I am going to take a deep breath and not install DOS anymore.  
> I am going to install most of the Debian packages.  I am going to set up 
> UUCP, and set aside about 200M for news.  So anybody could suggest how I 
> should partition my hard drive and set up the file systems such as / 
> /root /usr ?  Regards.
I would wait for the lists response.
Sorry I can not help you any more than that.


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