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Re: A long rant on Debian 9

On 2018-05-07, Dan Norton <dnorton@mindspring.com> wrote:
>> on the kernel cmdline. I get nothing I don't need installed that way.
>> Xorg and whatever else I need I get with apt* once booted normally.
> How do you get that on the kernel cmdline? My guess is that when the
> net-install medium boots, showing the menu which grub displays, you
> edit and append "tasks=..." to the line that starts "linux" right?

Inside the installer (I booted with kvm this outdated? one I had hanging
around--'firmware-stretch-DI-rc3-amd64-netinst.iso') if you press tab
rather than enter on "Graphical Install" or "Install", you get the
kernel command line (to which you can append your extra parameter(s)).

If you press escape, you get a prompt that looks like this:


>  - Dan


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