HDD installation from Live CD
On Donnerstag 08 Mai 2008, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> Sebastian Hilbert wrote:
> > I included the Debian installer and used it inside vmware. When finished
> > it drops me in a login shell.
> if you use 'regular' d-i, then regular d-i is what you get, means, you
> end up with the same d-i behaviour as on the debian install cds. so no
> surprise there.
> > Is there any way to tell it to install exactly
> > like on the CD (like GUI , XFCE setup ) ?
> if you set LH_DEBIAN_INSTALLER=live, then it will use the live-installer
> udeb inside d-i, making d-i installing the squashfs to the hd rather
> than bootstraping the regular way from .deb packages. however, it is
> said that there are still some glitches there and then when using
> live-installer, don't expect it working yet but you're encouraged to try
> it, and report bugs and send patches.
I set LH_DEBIAN_INSTALLER=live. The resulting iso is a lot smaller then when
using the original d-i. The CD works ok for the live part but does not react
to typing "install" at the boot prompt.
Any help is appreciated.
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