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Author: karl
To: dng
Old-Topics: Re: [DNG] /usr merge
Subject: [DNG] Minimal install (was Re: /usr merge)
Steve Litt:
> Hendrik Boom said on Sun, 29 Jan 2023 09:06:25 -0500

> >And it should be able to hae a Steve-Litt-install, with all the stuff
> >you want. Most users probablu will want this.
> Truthfully, if you want a Steve Litt install you'll probably choose a
> distro closer to the metal like Void, Slack, *too or OpenBSD. But I
> think the point you're making is if the network install installs only
> Kernel plus GNU utilities, each person can make the exact install they
> want.


I regulary use debootstrap to install a new system.

Just debootstrap, chroot, install what you like for a minimal thing
save it to a compressed archive, cp it to a new disk, mk that disk
bootable, mv disk to new box, boot and be happy.

/Karl Hammar