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Re: Using debootstrap




On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 06:45:32PM +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:19:13 -0500 Richard Owlett said:
> 
> > 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?
> 
> No idea about (1), but for (2) you can use this:
> 
> ~# command 2>&1 | tee command.log
> 
> With "tee" you create/squash the output file anew. With "tee -a" you append to
> it.

Or run the commands inside a screen(1) session.  That's what the release
notes advise for distribution upgrades.