Re: Installation Problem
On Fri, 5 Jul 1996, Faiz ul Haque Zeya wrote:
> I come accross three problems while installing Debian 1.3.1 from CD
> 1. The system boots correctly from the boot floppy created during installation
> but by booting from harddisk (through LILO ) the kernel boots
> correctly but then it stopped displaying the following:
> VFS: Mounted root <msdos file system> readonly
> Unable to open an initial console
> How to correct it ?. Why msdos is shown as the filesystem instead of ext2
> (floppy booting shows ext2) . Is this a problem due to LILO
What does /etc/lilo.conf look like? It sounds like you specified the wrong
partition for root.
> 2. The X configuration file can not be created during installation and hence
> Xserver cannot be started form xdm.
> How it can be created manually. Do I have to reinstall .
Which packages did you install?
Once you have all of the needed packages installed you can run
xbase-configure to create a configuration file.
> 3. Thirdly I want to know how to use X without mouse . . What should be
> done to use mouse funcions through keyboard ?.
This one I have no idea about...sorry.
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