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Re: newest debian-installer on XP1000

On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 03:44:04PM -0400, Andrew Diller wrote:
> hello: I downloaded burned and installed the newest (2004-06-08 posted 
> on  alphalinux.org) debian installer on my xp1000.

> Everything is smooth, i chose an automatic, multi-user partition map on 
> a single 9gig scsi disk. I changed the / partition to ext2 for the 
> aboot and continued.

> however, the aboot installation refused to install on the / partition, 
> telling me it was not ex2.

> Anyone else encountering this? How can get aboot to install on /?

What is the URL of the ISO image you downloaded?

The images that will give the best results for alpha are currently the
sid_d-i images, located at

Please note that you will also need to manually edit your partition table
on your boot drive to leave space at the front of the disk for aboot to
install to, as this is not yet handled automatically for you.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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