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Old 05-30-2004, 09:30 AM   #1
lonleyfedoraguy
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a minimal installation documentation


I need documentation on a Debian minial installation.
 
Old 05-30-2004, 06:32 PM   #2
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Hi

give this a try

http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=2016

'The Very Verbose Debian 3.0 Install Guide'

I went through these install instructions successfully over the weekend. Now have a VERY basic system running.

Regards
 
Old 05-30-2004, 08:25 PM   #3
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The above article is the best guide on how to install Debian.

Just one addendum, if you install with just CD#1, and want kernel 2.4, you have to write:

bf24

at the boot prompt on the first (boot screen) and do a net install for the kernel. OR:

Insert CD#5 and after the partitioning, insert CD#1 when you are told so, for the base system etc.
 
  


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