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Re: Fwd: preseeded debian install fails with "no cdrom detected" when cdrom is /dev/sr1

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> Sajjad Lateef wrote:
>> (Sending to debian-boot since cdrom-detect is maintained by Debian
>> Install System Team.)
>> Hi,
>> I am using debian-cd to create a custom Squeeze CD with a preseed.cfg
>> file. The ISOs install fine on most platforms except when installing
>> via DRAC with the ISO mounted as "Virtual Media".
>> With DRAC, the install fails the "Detect and mount CDROM" step with
>> "No common CDROM drive detected message".
> Notice that if you then hit enter a time or two you will be prompted
> "Manually select a CD-ROM module and device?" -- say "yes" and it will
> prompt to load a module -- choose "none" as that is basically useless
> now, and you will end up at a "Device file for accessing the CD-ROM:"
> prompt.

After by passing the "Load drivers from removeable media" screens, a menu
was displayed with the first option like "Detect and mount CDROM".

Selecting that option mounted the cdrom from /dev/sr1 and the
installation proceeded
wtihout any further manual input.

Thank you for the suggestion.


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