20340Re: Trouble with installing Debian on NSLU2...
- Dec 9, 2007--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@...> wrote:
> You can use the current installer if you take one thing into account:I can confirm that this worked for me. I used the 4.0 (not 4.01)
> simply start the installer and perform an installation. During base
> install, the installer with fail to install the kernel. When this
> happens, choose base install again and this time it will give you the
> option to choose a kernel... choose the 2.6.18-5-ixp4xx kernel and the
> installation will work.
release and it worked exactly as above. It's a bit scary (relatively!)
seeing the install fail but bear with it and all will be OK. Only
problem I found was that my swap space was not being used even though
I had configured this in the installer and the swap partition had been
created. Not sure if this was my fault or not. When the install fails
it will eventually lead you to the main menu with many option on it.
My screen was corrupted as I was using the wrong character set (use
UTF8!!) and maybe I missed an obvious marker that this had not been
done but don't think so.
Anyway, if it fails you can always restart the install so go for it!
PS I had to use the sercomm utility as the other (easier) options
wouldn't work to get the installer on the slug. I was upgrading from
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