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Re: success report, nslu2

On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 12:35:13PM -0800, Jeff Breidenbach wrote:
> I was able to install Debian on the nslu2, with only minor deviation
> from the documented procedure. Starting point was a brand new
> nslu2 from Linksys, which had been configured to a static IP via
> the windows configuraton tool.  This was with a 1GB flash thumbdrive.
> First, the installer disconnected my ssh session during partitioning.
> I was able to reconnect and resume the installer, but it immediately
> jumped to partitioning and stalled at 50% progress. After a couple
> tries, I ssh'd in and rebooted. The nslu2 came up fine, although it
> used dhcp and I had to use nmap to find it. I reconnected via ssh,
> and continued installation without problem.
> My only confusion was at the tasksel question, and I wasn't sure
> whether to keep the "standard system" option checked or not. I
> unchecked it and got a very minimal debian installation - perfect.
> Recommend adding a bit of advice in the nslu2 Debian installer
> guide on this topic.
> Anyway, it's a great little machine. Hearty appreciation to all involved.

Are you using a swap partiton?  I had similar problems until I enabled
swap.  I only needed it for setup.  The system runs fine without it
once installed.

> Jeff
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