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Re: Network install from floppy - stuck :(

On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 02:13:27PM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> Il sab, 2003-04-12 alle 13:47, pjohn@blueyonder.co.uk ha scritto:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > hope you can help. I'm trying to install a Debian from floppy disk + network.
> > 
> > When I get to the boot: prompt after booting from a rescue disk, entering 'network' doesn't do what I'd expected ('Could not find kernel image: network').
> > 
> > If I step through the floppy install process instead, when I come to choose a network drive module, I get 'Device busy' errors (so I would guess the required network driver is already active). The install process prompts me to choose CD/hard disk/floppy installation (but not ftp/http/network).
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> I do not think such a "network" kernel image exists. I do suggest you to
> read the installation manual to get more details on how to install from
> network.
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/installmanual

There are also some suggested strategies for booting via
tftp or pxelinux. Feedback is appreciated on these, it's
not a science yet.


Chris Tillman
- Linux Rox -

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