Re: Debian GNU/Linux Guide to installation and usage
> I recently purchased this book, being interested in the Debian distro, and
> would like to install it on a computer that cannot boot from the cdrom. I
> read through the book until I got to chapter 2, page 20, where it gives
> directions on how to make a bootup floppy from the included cd with which to
> install Debian. However, the procedures outlined include accessing
> directories and files which were not on the disc. Specifically, there is no
> subdirectory "DISK-I386" of d:\dists\slink\main.
>From debian weekly news:
Anyone who bought the first printing of "Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to
Installation and Usage" got a book with binary CD #2 in the back,
instead of CD #1 which is required to install Debian. The publisher is
aware of the mistake and is offering free replacement CDs.
see shy jo