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Re: How do I configure debootstrap from within the businesscard cd? (Ultra minimal install)

--- Ottavio Caruso  wrote:

> [Initially posted on alt.os.linux.debian, no replies.}
> I believe that one can trim down a standard debootstrap
> installation
> (currently 180MB for sarge and over 230 MB for etch) hacking  one
> of
> the related scripts (eg: usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/sarge) and
> modifying the 'base' variable, e.g.:
> base="adduser apt apt-utils libdb4.2 at [... snip ...]"
> As the debian-installer uses debootstrap, I have booted the
> business
> card install cd and started a shell but couldn't find debootstrap
> or
> any related scripts. But debootstrap-udeb has definitely such
> scripts.
> Where are they, and how can I access them?
> I know I could trim the installation later with deborphan or
> aptitude, but it wouldn't be fun. Any help appreciated.

At least could anybody tell me where to ask this question?
Debian-devel, debian-boot? Debian-administration?

Ottavio Caruso

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