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Re: floppy install instructions



* Robin Szemeti <robin@redpoint.org.uk> [2003-07-15 20:45]:
> To: Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@ist.org>
> Cc: debian-www@lists.debian.org

 No need to mail me seperately from the list -- I read it (after all I
mailed you in response to your inital mail to the list). I am just not
sure about you.

> On Tuesday 15 July 2003 17:05, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
>> <http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/main/disks-i386/>
>> <http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/main/disks-i386/>
> 
> I was of course trying the non-us version of debian stable, as that is after 
> all, the version I wish to install.  It seems floppy install option is only 
> available for the USian variant?

 There is no such special thing like a non-US floppy install, the base
system is the same for both versions. The difference is just additional
packages.

> or is it all the same thing, and a choice can be made later in the process, 
> in which case should the main/disks-foo dirs exist in the non-us archive too?

 There is no need to duplicate the thing in the non-US archive. In fact
the non-US archive is an *addition* to the main archive, not a full
copy.

 So long,
Alfie
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