Re: Using debootstrap
On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:19:13AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> My goal is a very minimalist install to a flash drive. It will NOT have GRUB
> - GRUB on this machine is on a dedicated partition for convenience in some
> of my experiments.
> From reading several references I believe my command should be:
> debootstrap --arch=i386 --include=apt-get --variant=minbase --no-check-gpg
> --print-debs --keep-debootstrap-dir stable /media/richard/rco
> I have two questions:
> 1. What should replace "????" as I'll be using DVD1 of Debian 9.1.0
> as my "repository"?
> 2. As I expect the console display may exceed the scroll back limits,
> I wish to pipe the console display for later reference without
> impeding answering any prompts I get. I've seen a description for
> doing that, but I can't remember it. Pointers?
I'll copy the synopsys for you(r lazy ...) here
debootstrap [OPTION...] SUITE TARGET [MIRROR [SCRIPT]]
after stable you provide the target (your usb stick)
Henning Follmann | hfollmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx