Problems with dselect: always wants to install same 71 packages
I'm evaluating Debian as the possible Linux distro to ship on a
SBC/PC104 product. So, I've been trying to install 2.2r5 on an
old 486 machine with 28M of RAM and 265M of disk space. It's
not going well...
I do rescue/boot/drivers from floppies, then base via network.
I add packages for the "C development" task, since I need to
compile an extra driver module.
Everything _seems_ to go smoothly, and it tells me the install
I log in as root, and run dselect. I scroll through the
packages selection list without changing anything.
When I do the "Install" step, it always wants to install a
whole bunch of packages (71 to be exact) including such
disk-hogs as emacs.
I never selected any of those packages for installation. Why
does dselect want to install them?
I've reinstalled twice from scratch, and it has done the same
thing every time.
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