Re: Debian 6 uninstallable?
>I've also had problems installing Debian 6.0.0 on my 10-year-old IBM NetVista computer using the full
>CD-1 ISO. When I selected â??Installâ?? or â??Graphical Installâ?? on the installer boot menu, the
>screen froze up and then flickered.
>Further investigation confirmed that the Debian 6.0.0 ISO and my old computer are definitely not compatible:
>1. With the very same CD, I had no difficulty installing Debian 6.0.0 in VirtualBox on my newer
>computer. This rules out a bad CD.
>2. I tried booting up Debian 6.0.0 on USB on the old computer. Again, when I selected â??Installâ?? or
>â??Graphical Installâ?? on the installer boot menu, the screen froze up and then flickered. This also
>rules out a bad CD and a bad CD drive.
>3. I had no difficulty installing Debian Lenny on the old computer. This rules out a bad CD drive.
>I've installed Debian Lenny on the old computer, which I'm using as a firewall and server. I may be
>behind the times, but at least it works. I'll have to figure out how to upgrade to Squeeze, and I'll be
>using the PartImage program to clone my working Debian Lenny installation so that I can quickly restore
>it after any unsuccessful attempts to upgrade.
As I just mentioned to George also, please can you try one of the
and let us know how you get on?
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. email@example.com
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