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Re: Running debian-installer within bochs and uml

On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Thomas Viehmann wrote:

> Hi.
> Because I don't have a cdrw burner nor a desire to reboot my computer with the
> debian-installer mirror for installing, I've been trying to run debian-installer
> within a bochs simulation session and uml.
> Bochs is somewhat slow, but the alternative plex86 doesn't seem to support
> networking. user-mode-linux doesn't support the mapping block devices as much
> AFAIK, so one has to use the ubd devices.

Check the UML documentation. I don't have it to hand at the moment, but
I believe there is a commandline option to map drives to hd{a,b,c} etc.

BTW UML would provide a reason to not partition drives.


John Summerfield
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