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Re: d-i floppy installation failed

On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 12:27, Stefano Melchior wrote:
> Hi all,
> I downloaded the floppy boot.img, root.img (June the 25th 2004 images for
> i386; the system is a Digital Personal Workstation with 2x PII450MHz) from the following repository:
> http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/installer-i386/current/images/
> and I started to boot with boot.img
> The problem was that the installation early failed. What I could see on
> display is:
> Press F1 for help, or ENTER to boot: expert
> Loading linux...............
> Boot failed: please change disks and press a key to continue.
> I tried to dd the *.imgs on other floppies in order to avoid h/w problem
> on media; to download again but I behaved in the same manner.
> What can it be? how can I help you to solve the problem?
> The tty3 hasn't been active yet
> Regards
> SteX

Rule out hardware: try your floppies in another system.



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