Re: amd64 installer (Debian From Scratch)
On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 09:33:28PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Steffen Elste <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 15:34, John Goerzen wrote:
> >> repository. I wonder if you would have better luck bootstrapping
> >> directly from the amd64 archive:
> >> cdebootstrap -a sid /mnt http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/pure64/
> > Hmm, already tried that - not /really/ successfully, i have/hate to
> > admit. Installation went well, but the boot process failed with 'error
> > opening /dev/console' during init :-(
> > Might be because i used the kernel sources from Debian (2.6.6) with
> > module support ... will have to give it another try!
> No, thats because you didn't run MAKEDEV in the chroot. You also need
> to create the root user, an fstab and various other things to boot.
The makedev package should do that. As for the rest, run base-config
and then create the fstab.