I downloaded the latest d-i:
and used it to install a lenny system but only with what was in the iso.
Ran into the following:
I don't want lenny, I want sid and have a sid local mirror.
The reason I don't want lenny is that it takes me 3 days to download a
lenny system and with sid a matter of seconds.
But changing the sources to sid, dist-upgrade only upgrades 4 packages
from the 138 installed.
So in attempting to install kernel-package ran into the problem with
perl: perl-base is installed but is 5.10.0-10 and perl wants 5.10.0-11.
The reason I want kernel-package is I have to roll my own kernel because
the one that comes with d-i (2.6.25-2-686) fails to give me framebuffers
so I can't see a thing with those huge 80x25 characters.
Bottomline: how do you change lenny to sid?