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Re: Explicit mention of normal CD for netinst images (Was: Modification du texte de netinst)


Please don't include me anymore in your emails : it becomes too
technical for me, and I see you are working on it, so it's all right for

Before I leave you here is a suggestion : refer more/first to the
different netinst files than/then to the different boot media. Indeed,
debian.org is in charge of the files, while users are in charge of the
boot media. 

Thanks for all,


Le mardi 20 septembre 2011 à 22:49 +0100, Justin B Rye a écrit :
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > Justin B Rye wrote:
> >> So it's got nothing to do with tiny CDs.  Probably the text here
> >> should mention the word "hd-media" instead...
> > 
> > The tiny CDs its referring to are
> > http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/mini.iso (16 mb)
> Look at that heading again: "Tiny CDs, USB sticks, etc."  If "Tiny
> CDs" is referring to an ISO file, what does it mean by "USB sticks"?
> The page persistently confuses hardware and software, making it sound
> as if you can't do netinsts off a DVD.
> And anyway... I don't get it.  Why is a 16MB ISO file more "suitable
> for USB Sticks and similar devices" than a 180MB one?
> A first step in the right direction would be to replace "CDs" with
> "CD-images" where it means that.

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