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Re: minimal installation (was: A long rant on Debian 9)

Dan Norton composed on 2018-05-07 17:47 (UTC-0400):

> Felix wrote:

> "My Debian installations are all net installs that include

> 	tasks=standard base-installer/install-recommends=false

> on the kernel cmdline."

> What's the kernel here? The one for the installer, right? We need to
> pass the above parms to the installer at boot time. Selecting "Install"
> and typing "E" we see the following: 

> setparams 'Install'
>   set background_color=black
>   linux   /install.amd/vmlinuz vga=788 --- quiet
>   initrd  /install.amd/initrd.gz

> So, do Felix's parms get appended to the end of the linux line or
> where? 

"linux" is kernel. Get rid of quiet and put them there. You might like vga=791
or 794 better if you don't have Intel, NVidia or ATI/AMD gfx.
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