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Re: Sarge-i386-businesscard.iso

Hank <compdata@portsys.net> writes:

> Hi!
> I was trying out the Sarge-i386-businesscard.iso (40MB iso image).
> http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/netinst/i386/sarge-i386-businesscard.iso
> What's the gluck stand for? Good Luck?
> I burned the iso image and booted into the install process with this
> CD, but did
> not succeed installing anything.
> A text console showed up with with about 5 steps for which I chose the
> defaults.
> I only got so far as installing modules from the CD. About 35 modules
> showed up.
> After a prompt I entered the module number and it showed
>  up as being selected in the list.
> But then I was baffled about what to do next. The last option offered
> (#5) to go to a shell
> which I took and was told that I could use the nano editor and a few
> shell commands.
I think the editor will probably be nano-tiny.

> However, once in the shell I noticed nano didn't work. It was not in
> any of the paths.
> I am guessing the installation left out the step of setting up
> partitions on the hard drve.
> And what's this about udeb? Some new package utility?
> I read through the install documents and found nothing anywhere near
> describing how to use this CD.
You obviously have grabbed a CD with the new installer
(debian-install, d-i for short). It's not yet in a state for general
consumption. If you want to install sarge, it'd be best to grab a
woody (netinst) CD and dist-upgrade to sarge (or unstable).

Regards, Andy
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