dbootstrap is the name of the program that is run after you have booted
into the installation system. It is responsible for initial system configuration
and the installation of the ``base system.''
The main job of dbootstrap and the main purpose of your initial system
configuration is to configure certain core elements of your system. For instance,
this includes your IP address, host name, and other aspects of your networking
setup, if any. This also includes the configuration of ``kernel modules,''
which are drivers that are loaded into the kernel. These modules include storage
hardware drivers, network drivers, special language support, and support for
other peripherals. Configuring these fundamental things is done first, because
it is often necessary for the system to function properly for the next steps
dbootstrap is a simple, character-based application. It is very easy
to use; generally, it will guide you through each step of the installation process
in a linear fashion. You can also go back and repeat steps if you made a mistake.
Navigation within dbootstrap is accomplished with the arrow keys, Enter,