Re: ISO Images from fully installed hd?
> "Fernando Cacciola" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im
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>> I have Sarge successfully installed in a machine, using just the
>> netinst CD.
>> Now I want it on another machine... I can of course use the netinst
>> CD once again and wait for all the packages to download, but I was
>> wondering if I can somehow create a set of ISO images using the
>> machine were debian is already installed.
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> Why not cloning the hd or the partition? dd or partimage might be
> useful. I've done this a few times and it worked well.
Well, the other machine is substantially different hardware-wise and it has
Windows XP on it (which I need to retain), so I suppose I rather don't just
clone the system.
I was rather aiming at using the install script, which I take does a good
job at targeting the machine, but simply avoiding the burden of downloading
all the packages all over again; yet the package configuration I still want
it to be done in the target machine.