Install with sysvinit as init system

  • On boot screen of install medium type tab and append
preseed/late_command="in-target apt-get install -y sysvinit-core"

How to build a deb package

  • Unzip archive
  • cd source
  • dh_make -e -f ../tar-file
  • choose single binary
  • Edit debian/control file
  • define dependency e.g.
  • libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8~)
  • Enter description
  • Edit debian/rules
    dh_auto_configure -- --prefix=/opt/myprogram
  • Move debian/init.d.ex to debian/myprogram.init and maybe edit it
  • dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -b

Setting up a chroot environment

debootstrap unstable /data/debian-tree