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Re: A long rant on Debian 9




On Sun, 6 May 2018 18:09:12 -0400
Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> John composed on 2018-05-06 21:51 (UTC+0100):
> 
> > How do I get a working computer?  I can ssh in from elsewhere but
> > that is not what I need.  And I need wifi.  
> 
> My Debian installations are all net installs that include
> 
> 	tasks=standard base-installer/install-recommends=false
> 
> on the kernel cmdline. I get nothing I don't need installed that way.
> Xorg and whatever else I need I get with apt* once booted normally.
> 

How do you get that on the kernel cmdline? My guess is that when the
net-install medium boots, showing the menu which grub displays, you
edit and append "tasks=..." to the line that starts "linux" right?

 - Dan