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Bug#345999: simple solution failed on my laptop

Quoting Hui Feng (hfeng@cse.unsw.edu.au):
> Hi, there;
> I failed to install debian on my laptop 
> (Toshiba Tecra A3 with a DVD/CD-RW combo)
> for several months and after reading the recent Howto
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/SataAtapiHowto
> I decide to have another try.
> I downloaded a debian testing cd by jigdo yesterday.
> The information about that latest jigdo file:
> $ ./jigdo-lite debian-testing-i386-binary-1.jigdo
> Jigsaw Download "lite"
> Copyright (C) 2001-2005  |  jigdo@
> Richard Atterer          |  atterer.net
> Loading settings from `/import/eno/2/hfeng/.jigdo-lite'
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Images offered by `debian-testing-i386-binary-1.jigdo':
>   1: 'Debian GNU/Linux testing "Etch" - Official Snapshot i386 
>       Binary-1' (debian-testing-i386-binary-1.iso)

The installer part in the daily built full CD images does not change
along with the development of the installer. This means that what you
have in this CD image will still be the "etch beta2" installer,
whichever week you download the CD image.

If you want to test dai-ly development snapshot images, you have to
download them from the installer page:

Be sure to choose the "daily" images.

I recommend using the netboot or businesscard images which will give
you more control about which Debian suite you'll install (testing or

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