Re: Install Debian 4.0 to watch DVD video
On 3/2/08, Adrian Levi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 02/03/2008, hce <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Well, I expected the "use as" can be selected as a root partition, but
> > that page only display following menu:
> > use as:
> > EXT 3
> > EXT2
> > Reiser FS
> > JFS
> > XFS
> > FAT16
> > FAT32
> > Swap area
> > Physical volume for encryption
> > Physical volume for LVM
> > Physical volume for RAID
> > do not use the partition
> > There is no "root partition", I actuall selected it as ext3, then it
> > came above error.
> > Now, if I select mount point to "/", it also came another error.
> > I actually don't want to do any partition change, the #5 has already
> > partitioned and formated as ext3. But I could not go over that
> > partition page. How can I skip partition page and just install the
> > Debian directly to hda5?
> Read this part of the install guide on using the installer and partitioning.
> Even if you don't want to change the other partitions you will need to
> format and set up your hda5 again and tell it to mount hda5 as / this
> will set up hda5 in /etc/fstab as your / and leave all the other
> partitions alone (you will have to manually add them to /etc/fstab in
> you want access to them) otherwise specify a mount point for them and
> select them as "do not format".
> The Debian installer is very flexible, you will get it do what you
> want, it's just a matter of you finding the options in the installer.
All right, it's done. The next problem is that eth0 is not assigned IP
address, it has following statement in the /etc/network/interfaces. I
can see eth0 without IP address. That machine was running on FC5
before and has no problem to network connection.
iface eth1 inet dhcp