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Re: sid 12 Avril 2003 CD 1 iso is broken

On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 03:12:45PM +0200, Eric Valette wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to install sid on my new laptop in order to be able to boot 
> 2.5.68+ kernel after testing it on my desktop. I downlaoded the 12 April 
> 2003 sid iso image, booted from cd started installation.
> I was able to select the language, then the  keyboard, the cdrom was 
> detected but then when trying to preload from cd and install modules 
> everything went wrong. I get the message :
> 	Cannot find/execute discover
> and yes the pacakes has not been preinstalled. Using the shell and 
> trying to install from packages on CD before restarting install, I get 
> other erros because ldconfig is not found (probably should install 
> libc6...).
> Do anyone has a hint/fix avoiding to use a testing iso and then upgrade 
> (NB I'm a rather experienced debian/linux user).
> NB : my laptop is an exotic ASUS and I'm home so installing from jiddo 
> or net is painfull...

You understand, don't you, that sid is not a 'distribution'.  It's
simply a random collection of freshly uploaded, untested, bleeding
edge software, with dependency issues, bugs, and things that go bump
in the night.

In short, _no one_ tries to 'install' sid.


Chris Tillman
- Linux Rox -

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