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Re: Best way to get minimal system



2010/1/5 Andre Robatino <andre bwh harvard edu>:
> If you do a text-based install (add "text" to the installer's kernel
> options, or automatic if you have less than the minimum RAM for a GUI
> install), you'll get an extremely stripped-down installation (less than
> 200 packages for F11) whether you want it or not - the text-based
> installer doesn't offer any package choices anymore.

A huh! Bingo. Exactly what I wanted, thanks!

Also explains why the PPC machine did a text only install - it
couldn't start the graphical installer.

-c


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