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Re: A question about the debian installer

Svante Signell <srs@kth.se> writes:

> Hi,
> This is a question about the Debian installer. Don't know which mailing
> list is appropriate, sending to devel and boot.
> When choosing the rescue mode of the Debian CD, I tried netinst, you
> have to go through: language, keyboard, locale, root user setup,
> ordinary user setup, networking and root partition (+something I
> forgot?) before being presented with the option to run a shell or
> reinstall Grub. Why do I have to set up root, user and networking in
> rescue mode?? Normally you don't need the users or network to run a
> rescue shell (or reinstall grub). I it really necessary to go through
> all steps as ordinary install for the rescue mode?
You can use the second console (Ctrl+Alt+F2) without going to all of
these setup steps (keyboard setup may be helpful, though).

Regards, Rotty
Andreas Rottmann -- <http://rotty.yi.org/>

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