Small install partition (was: the view from here)

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Sep 19 13:21:32 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 12:15:09AM +0100, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, John wrote:
> > vivek wrote:
> > > i have four partitions, and the one i can spare is of 1 GB.
> > That will be an extreme challenge.
> It will fail with the latest builds since they copy everything to the
> hard-disk before unpacking it.

Even if you turn that off, it won't fit: you need about 1.4GB for a full
desktop install.

You can boot with 'custom' and install selected parts of the desktop
afterwards. The base system only takes roughly 350MB, so this is


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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