>>>>> On Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:47:32 +0200, Emmanuel Kasper <emman...@libera.cc>
> Is Fai using deboostrap or the debian-installer in the background ? (or
> another approach)
FAI does not use the debian-installer at all. It's using debootstrap
but also creates a base.tar.xz so you do not need to call debootstrap
every time which saves a lot of time.
For non Debian based distributions, we create the base files using