[linux-elitists] heidelberg

Matthew Galgoci mgalgoci@redhat.com
Mon Nov 8 17:18:18 PST 2004

> > > Mmm, but you can't install a useful desktop / basic server system off
> > > the first disk only. You have to install micro-minimal-teeny-tiny.
> > 
> > No you silly wanker, you boot from the boot.iso and you network install
> > what you need.
> Yes, I heard you the first time without the name-calling, and I think I've
> made it pretty clear why that's not a sensible answer to the question I
> raised. Since *forever*, Debian has had the most important packages on the
> first CD, and you can elect to install packages on further CDs if you so
> require. So to install something useful, (a) you don't need multiple CDs and
> (b) you don't need access to the net.

An install without net access? You call that elite?!

Matthew Galgoci
System Administrator and Sr. Manager of Ruminants
Red Hat, Inc
919.754.3700 x44155

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