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Re: Sarge CD-ROM installation

On 20 Jun 2003 at 14:25, John Ackermann N8UR wrote:

> I just downloaded an ISO image of Sarge disk 1 (a June 1 snapshot) and
> when booting it acts differently than any Debian CD I've used before. 
> I'm at a loss as to how to install the system with it.
> After the kernel boots, it comes up with a very simple text menu with
> five choices:  1) choose language ; 2) detect keyboard; 3) detect
> CDROM; 4) Load installer modules; and 5) Verify CD contents.
> I step through the first three choices OK, but when you get to choice
> 4 you are presented with a list of about 38 modules and given no
> information about which ones might be necessary.  I've tried selecting
> various combinations (including all 38) but always get various errors
> about modules not being found.
> Has anyone here tried installing a sarge ISO?  If so, can you help me
> get past this and into the main installlation program?

Had problemens installing Sarge directy under VMWare some time ago. 
Then I decided to install Woody and upgrade to Sarge afterwards ... 
works fine. Maybe a good way for you? The Sarge installation tool 
doesn't seem that rock-solid as the Woody one.


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