Re: Installation problems
On 19/08/12 03:10, Dave Bechtel wrote:
> --I'm pretty concerned here, guys... The July 12 netinstall is still utterly broken (will not install Grub [...]
The July 12th d-i snapshot was taken for the Debian Wheezy beta1. It
was released for all architectures at the same time (Linux, kFreeBSD).
Unfortunately the fix for our grub-installer issue wasn't accepted in time.
> [...] the installer that the world in general sees [...]
That's not really where installer images are distributed from. Instead:
On that page, if you scroll past the beta1 section, you'll find links to
weekly snapshots which carry the fixed version of grub-installer.
If you want to use 'netboot'. you'll also find a mini.iso here built daily:
Although I think it might be better to use the slightly larger 'netinst'
image, and fetch it via jigdo (so your caching proxy can cache the
individual deb/udeb files it builds the ISO from) :
> ... even if you manage to work around that - it won't start X after boot!
Yes it sounds like you are now seeing another known issue:
This is a wild guess, but you may be able to fix it by creating an
/etc/X11/xorg.conf file just containing something like:
Identifier "mouse catchall"