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Re: base system install failed: debootstrap poos

on Tue, 05 Aug 2003 02:55:15PM -0400, Greg Folkert insinuated:
> On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 14:50, nori heikkinen wrote:
> > trying to install debian on some new servers (dell optiplex gx270's).
> > i need an ISO with kernel >= 2.4.20 for the GB ethernet card they
> > have, so i'm using a sarge ISO since i haven't found a working woody
> > ISO with 2.4.20 -- i'll just dist-downgrade or whatever later.
> Actually try a Chroot install using Knoppix.
> and Dist-upgrade to Woody... then list an unstable source for main and
> then install a 2.4.21 kernel.
> Here: 
> http://twiki.iwethey.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/DebianChrootInstall

thanks!  i'm burning a knoppix disc as we speak ...

one question upon initial reading: where is the base image tarball
itself?  the document links one for potato[1], but it isn't obvious
where to find what i'm looking for on the similar woody page.

thanks again,


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