Re: debian-9.5.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso missing files for install without mirror
On Tue, Nov 06, 2018 at 09:03:59AM +0000, Curt wrote:
I never knew what a bootable business card was so I avoided those.
If you trim a cd so it's rectangle you end up with a business-card size
disc which holds about 50MB. Their main drawbacks are that 1) nobody has
a cd drive anymore and 2) people who do have cd drives that are
slot-loaders may lose the bootable business card in the slot and get
That said, the bootable business card image is the smallest download
available to install debian without having to mess with a netboot
configuration. You can still use the mini iso with a normal cd, or via
virtual drive, etc. I used to always keep an 80mm (185MB) installer CD-R
in my bag back before it made more sense to just use a thumb drive.
It turns out I just couldn't remember where they were, and they do still