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Re: Bug#107154: boot-floppies: debootstrap on sid exits abnormally

On Tue Jul 31, 2001 at 08:59:19AM -0700, Shriram Shrikumar wrote:
> I could not get debootstrap to work at all before fiddling with the
> command line. dbootstrap would just say "debootstrap exited
> abnormally" and come back to the main menu.

If you want to test dbootstrap, using usermode linux makes it pretty easy...
Take the root disk, gunzip it, rename it as root_fs, then run "./linux" (the
usermode linux binary) and up will pop one xterm for each VC in the installer.
And you don't even need to be root,


Erik B. Andersen   email:  andersee@debian.org, andersen@lineo.com
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