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Re: Install: force Lombard to use yaboot, not quik

Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 11:53:30PM +0100, Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
> > Hi Ethan
> >
> > Thanks for all your time so far.
> >
> > For anyone else who is coming in on this thread, I'm trying to install
> > Debian on a Lombard. The potato installers set quik as the boot system.
> > I need yaboot, which should work in woody. Using the woody installers, I
> > get to the base-install stage of the install and then get stuck as the
> > system tries to find a 'Release' or 'basedebs.tgz' file over http. I'm
> > really stuck.
> use a mirror that doesn't suck giant rocks through coffee stirrers and
> spew chunks all over the wall.

Um, what?  At first I thought I knew what you were saying, but by
the time I finished the sentence, I didn't have it any more.  What
are you trying to say?  Chunks?  On the wall?

> like say:
> http://mirrors.kernel.org/debian
> http.us.debian.org has to be about the WORST possible choice, its
> unfortunate its default.

Are you saying this site is over taxed ... or something else?


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