Re: netinstall size?
On 04/13/2013 09:19 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
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
Very smart Debian users in this list:
Are you Schizophrenic?
Not that I know ;/
you are not reading, you are imagining; but please continue
dreaming! just stay in your territory please.
I suspect the answer to my question is "A".
If you are looking for a small initial download, you will
not find anything smaller than the netinst ISO.
The Debian Team did a cost benefit analysis and came to a
conclusion on how to spend finite resources.
P.S. my reply to address is valid.