Re: Using debootstrap
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:36:19 +0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Using debootstrap
On 2018-04-25, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> 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 /media/cdrom0/????
> I have two questions:
> 1. What should replace "????" as I'll be using DVD1 of Debian 9.1.0
> as my "repository"?
"if you have a stretch Debian GNU/Linux CD mounted at /cdrom, you could
substitute a file URL instead of the http URL: file:/cdrom/debian/"
so if this info isn't obsolete, in your case, I dunno:
> 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?
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