Bug#324642: debian-installer-manual: /dev links missing
On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 10:50:37AM +0200, Didier Conchaudron wrote:
> Package: debian-installer-manual
> Version: 20050317
> Like #321901 mentions, some dev links are missing while installing from a
> previous Linux distro.
> In order to install kernel-image package, I had to type:
> # /dev/MAKEDEV fd0
> # /dev/MAKEDEV hda
> I suggest to add a warning in the doc
> I'm installing Debian sarge, kernel kernel-image-2.4.27-2-sparc64
The debian installer has always made /dev just fine for me on every
architecture I have used. It also doesn't run from any other
distribution, it only runs by being booted itself.
Were you using debootstrap? If so, it does require a bit of tweaking to
get it fully setup.