On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 10:08 AM, Javier Vasquez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Douglas A. Tutty <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 12:08:44PM -0600, Javier Vasquez wrote:
>>> I'm thinking on performing a fresh install on a 2nd partition. I was
>>> thinking on using crosshurd (I've used it to install hurd, but never
>>> linux), since according to its sid package web page , it looks like
>>> crosshurd can do it:
>> Lets look at the why. Why do you want to do it? Debian has debootstrap
>> to install to a partition from an existing unix system (IIRC, it only
>> uses wget and sh). What will crosshurd give you that either debootstrap
>> or just the netinst.iso won't?
> I've never used debootstrap. I have used crosshurd. Besides
> crosshurd is pretty simple, one just needs to specify the repositories
> from where to get the packages, which can be under "unstable" which is
> what I want as well (this doesn't mean with debootstrap I can't
> achieve the same thing), and then run crosshurd. It's that simple...
> So basically because I've used crosshurd before, and I got used to it.
> But if there's no experience with crosshurd, then I'd better go with
> something others have tried and works... I'll search the web for
> debootstrap to see how it works...
It looks simple as well... I took a look at:
Hopefully it's that simple,
... I hope I can call for "unstable" or
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