A complete set of Debian 4.0 on CD and DVD consists of 292 CDs and 39 DVDs. If you've downloaded or bought all 331 discs, here's how you can throw 324 of them away. Or, how to pick the right ones to get in the first place.
Our team at LinuxForce recently put together a Debian server with LVM on a software RAID5 volume. This has been possible through complex installation procedures in the past, but today the Debian Etch installer is capable of handling such an installation if you follow the proper steps, which I outline in this article.