Fw: Re: Starting Debian installer from Grub2 on Flash
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From: Jean-Michel Pouré - GOOZE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 03:12:39 +0100
Subject: Re: Starting Debian installer from Grub2 on Flash
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Le lundi 28 février 2011 à 23:02 +0100, Jean-Michel Pouré - GOOZE a
> Can Debian installer be started and installed on the same CF Flash?
> We would like users to be able to make their own installation using
> Debian installer and network. Therefore a minimal installer should
> reside on CF. A "bonus" would be the installer being recognized by
> and proposed as a rescue boot.
I followed instructions from the Debian installer hd-media.
This is an ALIX 2D13 board with serial console.
So I modified sys.conf to boot from console (ok).
Then I modified the image bootloader with serial console support (ok).
Now the CD net-install image boots but does not recognize the flash
I am aware that PXE installation works. But we would like to offer users
and installer on FLASH to ease installation.
Jean-Michel Pouré - Gooze - http://www.gooze.eu
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