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Re: netinstall size?

On 13/04/13 18:30, Paul Condon wrote:
> On 04/13/2013 10:19 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
>> Tony van der Hoff wrote:
>>> On 13/04/13 11:35, agroconsultor wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 10:41:03AM +0100, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
>>>>> On 12/04/13 21:25, agroconsultor0 wrote:
>>>>>> Hello
>>>>>> I have seen at http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/ that
>>>>>> the Wheezy net installer is no more than 175 MB and the cards no
>>>>>> more than 50 MB; is this information correct? or there have been
>>>>>> changes that are not reflected here?.
>>>>>> thanks.
>>>>> The *net* installer contains only sufficient software to get a minimal
>>>>> system running, which then completes a full installation over the net.
>>>>> The full install will contain all necessary updates.
>>>> yes, but i am looking for a small image, under 210 MB
>>> That's not what you asked!
>>> Ask the right question, and you'll get the right answer.
>> As a *nix neophyte myself I'll guess he doesn't realize that "...
>> looking for a small image, under 210 MB..." can be read multiple ways:
>> A. the downloaded image is less than 210 MB.
>> B. the image as installed to a local drive is less than 210 MB.
>> C. a functional system occupies less than 210 MB on a local drive.
>> D. the RAM required to load/run a installation is less than 210 MB.
>> I would also suggest he give the motivation for asking the question -
>> it would help flag unstated/unrecognized assumptions.
> I suppose OP should consider a live CD or a business card CD.
Well, as Richard pointed out, we still don't know what he wants.

Tony van der Hoff        | mailto:tony@vanderhoff.org
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