On Tuesday 22 June 2010 12:52:04 Lachlan wrote: > Package: debian-installer > Version: testing > > attempting to install debian testing from weekly images (tried cd1 and > netinstall images) > > create partitions for root home and swap > > when it goes to write these changes to disk i get the error: > "failed to create a file system" > this happens no matter which file system i attempt to use. > > I have downloaded the most recent testing images and i am attempting > to install to a brand new Alienware MX-11 laptop. > > I've never run into this error before so i'm not sure where to look. > because this laptop is pretty recent should i try and use a different > version of the installer? > are there ways to create my own squeeze image with the latest > installer for this purpose? What is the output of VT 4? -- Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments. See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html
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