Re: dselect with multiple Packages lists
Nick Busigin writes ("Re: dselect with multiple Packages lists"):
> On Tue, 30 Jan 1996, Kevin M Bealer wrote:
> > The dselect script mounts the drive for you. When you select [A]ccess
> > select "hardrive" and give the path to it _if_ it is already mounted.
> Why would I want to select "hardrive" when I want to install from my CDROM
> drive? I was able to get dselect to work with your 2nd suggestion though.
He's using an old version of dselect where to install from an
already-mounted filesystem you had to use the `harddrive' option.
More recent versions have a separate `mounted' option.
> Eureka! That last suggestion worked! I unmounted my CD-ROM drive with
> a 'umount /cdrom' and let dselect mount it instead and everything
> appears to have worked beautifully (except for the some packages that
> didn't get configured due to dependency problems). Hmmm... these
> dependency problems partially scrolled off the screen. It would have
> been nice to capture them to a file... maybe dselect did that for me...
> I'm going to look around.
No, there isn't any logging yet. You can get the output again,
though, by selecting Configure from the dselect menu.
> P.S. Here's a comparison of how I normally mount my cdrom and how
> dselect mounted it:
Yes. Don't worry about it. dselect is supposed not to leave that
lying around, and more recent versions don't.