[linux] Debian Install: 1 CD

B. Bell bradleyb at u.washington.edu
Wed Sep 24 16:54:16 PDT 2003

On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Doug McLean wrote:

> Debian's netboot CD installation is all well and good for folks who have

> fast Internet connections, but I use good ol' UW dial-up modem and will

> have to do so until better paying job opportunities occur (or my

> consulting business picks up...not likely).


> So for me, its 6 CDs or nothing.

The point is, if you actually burn all 6 cd's and sit down to install,
you'll more likely than not find out that 90% of what you need is on #1,
the rest is on 2 or 3, and the rest are just coasters. So no, you won't
need 6 cd's.


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