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Re: debian-9.5.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso missing files for install without mirror




On 2018-11-05, Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 09:11:46PM +0100, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
>>PS : aren't you confusing "netinst" with "netboot", which requires a 
>>network connection to a mirror ?
>
> There used to be bootable business card netinst images that had almost 
> nothing other than the kernel and the installer, and needed a mirror to 
> get even a minimally functional system. I think the kernel+installer got 
> too porky for those images in the last couple of releases.
>
>

I never knew what a bootable business card was so I avoided those.


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