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Re: d-i floppy installation failed

On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 13:01, Stefano Melchior wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 12:40:17PM +0200, John Smith wrote:
> > > 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
> > 
> > Rule out hardware: try your floppies in another system.
> You are correct, but I am sorry that I didn't mentioned before: even with
> a new test on another system (1x PII266MHz)  it failed!
> I tried on my PIV1.7 laptop which I used to create the floppies.
> Have you tried to boot with the boot.img on a floppy, you let me try this
> other chance. May my floppy (reader/writer) be damaged?
> Regards
> SteX

Images from the location you mentioned (floppy/boot & root.img)
booted my laptop perfectly. No trouble what so all.

If you doubt the images, why don't you get 'm from a mirror or
try the latest builds from



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