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Re: modifying debian installer image




On Thu 10 Aug 2017 at 12:45:06 +0200, Fourhundred Thecat wrote:

> > On 2017-08-09 21:16, Brian wrote:
> > 
> > Not quite an answer to your question, but you could explore the
> > suggestion in
> > 
> >  https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/07/msg00321.html
> > 
> >   If you want something more complicated, like not installing systemd at
> >   all, you'll have to pass --include and --exclude options to debootstrap
> >   using the base-installer/includes and base-installer/excludes preseed
> >   options; something like:
> > 
> >   base-installer/includes=sysvinit-core base-installer/excludes=systemd-sysv
> > 
> >   but that's totally untested.
> > 
> > I think this can be preseeded.
> > 
> 
> thanks, but unfortunately that does not work. I have added these to my
> preseeding file:
> 
>   d-i base-installer/includes sysvinit-core
>   d-i base-installer/excludes systemd systemd-sysv
> 
> but systemd still is installed, and sysvinit-core is not installed

Sorry. I have no other advice than to read what is given by a search
with "base-installer/includes sysvinit-core". I have never followed
this route. Others want to do the same as you; but they are shy in
describing the behaviour of debootstrap and fixing any deficiencies
in it.

-- 
Brian.