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Re: Install trouble

On Thu, 7 Mar 1996, Tracy Sweat wrote:

> > > Now, unfortunately, after I install the base disks and go to configure,
> > > I get a box telling me I need to mount the file system or install
> > > the base disks.  This happened twice.  So I figured wiping the
> [snik -rsr]
> I had the new file system mounted when these errors occurred.  I always
> go through the menu sequentially.  It's possible that I missed mounting
> a time or two, but the last time this happened I went back to the
> mount option and the file system was shown mounted.  Then I went
> back to the configure option and it still told me I needed to mount
> the file system or install the base system.  Both of which I'd 
> definitely already done.

I got this strangeness when I didn't have a nice fresh updated boot 
floppy to feed the installation process, but rather an old, stale one 
that it just kind of ignored instead of copying the kernel off of.

Ryan Smith-Roberts - rsr@citadel.fine.net | Linux - anything else
http://citadel.fine.net/                  | would be uncivilized!

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