Re: Some feedback on installation attempts...
On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 03:49:14PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 12:41:27AM +0200, Hugo van der Merwe wrote:
> > He's coming from RedHat... was very disappointed to hear of this driver
> > disk issue... (he claims you can do anything with RH installer, with
> > just 2 disks... yea, right...) So I pointed him to the idepci "flavour",
> > After the install asked him whether he wants woody or sid, it "died"
> > trying to mount proc. (brings him back to the sid/woody screen) So he
> it wasn't /proc but /target/proc and this is fixed in 3.0.7
> > Next, he says it tried to run ldconfig, which didn't exist. So he simply
> > commented that out too.
> yeah im sure that will help </sarcasm>
> > From what I understood, he got debootstrap running and downloading
> > packages. At some point it ran (I quote) "ar -p | zcat | tar -xv some
> > file", then it was "segfaulting and dying"...
> because he destroyed debootstrap.
> > After heated conversation and pointless ramblings, the "compact" flavour
> > (potato) worked for him. (Followed by him again saying Debian should
> > just copy RH's installer... hrmph.)
> send him back to redhat, we don't need trolls like that wasting our time.
> Ethan Benson
Eric VAN BUGGENHAUT