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Re: Conducting an install via ssh

On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 06:58:13PM +0100, Hugh wrote:
> I have been given an ibook with dead graphics, I can install OSX on  
> it with firewire (to test it works), but wish to install debian.
> As the graphics are dead, I cant do a normal install. As it doesn't  
> have a serial port, I cant control the install that way, so I wanted  
> to use debian-installer's network-console.

I've never done a net install.

Is there no way to use a USB-Serial converter as the console?  The
Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO tells us how.  Since I assume that the
installer can handle a USB keyboard, wouldn't a USB-Serial console work


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