The Debian Install
at boot prompt: "bf24" (start 2.4 kernel vs. 2.2)
select Language and keyboard
hard disk (/dev/hda) Create swap partition (128M) Root partition --bootable (128Mb) logic partition (.5 Gig) 2nd logic (.5 Gig) home (whatever is left over) ---all FS type Linux exect swap---linux swap
Init swap partition init pri (ext3) mount root filesystem
repeat above for var,usr,and home
configure device drivers (devices/net) nic (de4x5)
make system bootable --mbr
set time set root pwd remove pcmcia packages? yes
atp configuration ---edit by hand
"deb http://http.us.debian.or/debian unstable main" per Keegan: using unstable means just that..if you have issues....take a 24hr breather and attempt again
no additional sources no security updates
run taskel? --no
update configuration file? yes
Configuring debconf select Readline select medium don't touch keymap system wide readible directories? yes serial--autosave once
upgrade glibc? Y
update system? yes
mail config? / 5
rebuild database? --yes
erase any additional .deb files? --yes
"apt-get install deborphan"
"dbkp -P <all packages listed ---space in between>"
"dpkg -P <all packages you don't want>"
repeat several times to ensure all packages are removed that you don't want
To Be Continued............