Re: Latest netinst iso
On 08/06/2018 04:52 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
On 08/06/2018 10:39 PM, Fred wrote:
I don't know how to provide the files Adrian asked for. I exited the installer to a shell prompt. I could manually configure the network and use ftp but ftp
and ifupdown are not there and I don't know how to use what is there to configure it. The U10 has a USB pci board and the usb-list command shows a usb stick
plugged in but I don't know how to get it functional.
Easiest way would be to hook up a serial console and use this for installation
instead of a video framebuffer. You can switch to a second console to get
a bash prompt when installing over serial console by hitting "Ctrl-A-p".
When using debian-installer over serial console, it automatically starts
a GNU screen session to provide multiple consoles over a single serial line.
For a command reference for GNU screen, see .
I don't see how using a serial console helps in transferring the files
you asked for. I have a dumb terminal that could use the serial port
but the other computers on the network are far away and I would have to
change both ends of the long cable to use it and change them back when
done. So, lets forget this.
Out of frustration I changed the cdrom drive and the installation
proceeded with only one problem. The network has to be configured
manually but either the installer didn't provide this option or I missed
it. So as soon as I get the network going I will put the HP DVD drive
back in, reboot and send you the files you want. Should I paste the text
into this thread, send them as attachments to the list or send them
off-list to you?