Re: preseed during cd boot
Op 01-02-2007 om 23:20 schreef Franco Vecchiato:
> my name is Franco Vecchiato, I'm trying to use preseeding during cd
> installation of debian testing i386; I use only the first iso cd image
> of debian etch till now, and
> I want to use file preseed, not initrd or network, see appendix B of the
> new debian installation guide.
> If you use cd/dvd installation method you can use file preseeding
> (appendix B.1.1), and you can specify boot parameters in syslinux.cfg or
> manually at the boot prompt: preseed/file=/cdrom/preseed.cfg (appendix
> It seems that you only can place preseed.cfg on a cd or dvd for file
> preseeding, you cannot make a cd/dvd installation and take preseed.cfg
> from a usb device.
And what happens when you do
(put the preconfiguration file in the toplevel directory of the USB stick)
> Where can I place preseed.cfg?
> If I correctly understood the documentation I cannot place it in a
> separate cd if I cannot change cd during the installation when the
> installer loads it in ram.
> I can only place it in the root of the first installation cd, so I have
> to change it.
> In other words, it's impossible to use file preseeding with the
> *standard* etch installation cds or dvds.
> Do I misunderstand the documentation?
> Can anyone help me?
> Thanks in advance
> Franco Vecchiato
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