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RE: Dell XPS Dimension 200n booting from floppies

Thanks, I really appreiate it

> From: elendil@planet.nl
> To: debian-boot@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Dell XPS Dimension 200n booting from floppies
> Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 16:55:02 +0100
> CC: spookeetooth@msn.com
> Please do not send HTML mail to Debian lists. You can see below how it ends
> up...
> On Thursday 13 March 2008, Spooky Tooth wrote:
> > 4.2.1. Where to Find Installation ImagesThe installation images are
> > located on each Debian mirror in the directory
> > debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/current/images/ — the MANIFEST
> > lists each image and its purpose. I have down loaded the following
> > files from the Open Source
> > Labboot.imgcd-drivers.imgnet-drivers-1.imgnet-drivers-2.imgroot.imgMD5SUM
> >S ( I checked all of the files and they check correctly ) After creating
> > the floppiesPC boots from the boot floppyPC loads the root root floppyI
> > install the NIC module and PC aquires an IP from DHCPInstall continues up
> > until it gets the following error [!!] Configuring x11-common
> > Installation step failed an installation step failed. You can try to run
> > the failing item again from the menu, or ship it an choose something
> > else. The failing step is: Select and install software ContinuePlease
> > let me know what else I could do to install debin
> The error is not related to the fact that you use floppies. From the info
> you give here we cannot really say what the problem is.
> Can you please try the installation again and, after the error, send us the
> files "hardware-summary" and "syslog" from the directory /var/log/?
> You will need to use the option "Save debug logs" from the main menu of the
> installer to get these files.
> Cheers,
> P.S. Next time, please file an installation report:
> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/report-template

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