Re: debian-live-lenny-i386-standard.iso fails on a laptop dell D800
Nicola Manini wrote:
> (I tried also the gnome & kde versions, but they do not fit on a cd even
> with overburning, so I don't much see their point).
see the announcement for why this is, unfortunately, the case.
> Something like "press enter to" and nothing more. No more response, to
> any key, not even to ctrl-alt-del, it only allows turnoff. Tried
> several times, no difference.
this is a bug with syslinux 3.71, it is reported in the debian bts and
also upstream. hopefully it will be fixed.
> Please note that on that same laptop the standard debian installer
> worked just fine: it holds a perfecly running lenny box, with all
> hardware (but the damn win-modem) dealt with just fine, so I guess some
> serious fix of the live cd is of order.
debian-installer images are using syslinux 3.63, which don't have that
regression. that's why.
> I'll report separately on a test on my desktop machine.
that would be nice, thanks.
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