Web lists-archives.com

Re: Testing netinstall, but use stable release?

On Thu 09 May 2019 at 07:29:49 +0100, Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:

> Thanks for your advice, Brian.
> Are you referring to "It is not possible to install sid from a netinst
> or full CD. Please use the netboot installation method". I certainly
> missed that. My apologies.

No need to apologise; I didn't want you haring off on a route which
led you nowhere. That particualar FAQ has now been been adjusted to
make the answer clearer (hopefully).

> Setting up a tftp server in a remote data centre rack is something I'd
> like to avoid, but I certainly can if the ability to downgrade the
> installation is unique to the netboot method.

I do not think this is a way forward for you.