Re: Installing Debian
On Thursday 31 January 2002 10:10 am, Liam Black wrote:
> Did I neglect to mention that I also tried "rescue root="? Well, that's my
> problem that I didn't mention it, I guess.
> I tried linux root= because I noted that "linux" was specified as the
> default argument, and thought that might work. I've tried both. Let me
> re-iterate that: I've tried both.
> Oh, and that I'm installing from a hard drive partition because there's a
> section in the Debian installation manual that says "Installing from an
> existing linux partition".
> If it said "YOU SHOULD ONLY INSTALL FROM FLOPPIES OR YOU'RE A LOSER",
> perhaps I would have elected to install from floppy images. Perhaps I still
> will, if you're at all representative of the helpfulness of people on this
> liam black
he's not representative of the usual response you can expect, and is
probably just having a bad day for reasons of his own--which doesn't, in any
case, excuse his rudeness.
give a bit more information about the environment your working with and more
people will be able to respond helpfully. it does seem like you're going the
hard way about the task.