Re: Lenny won't install on an old Pentium that used to run Etch.
> Yup, I did a reinstall of Etch. I just did a minimal install this time
> (unchecked all the options in tasksel). I was able to get througt the
> base install and right up to the installation of GRUB and the reboot and
> could log in. In other words, no surprises. Etch is installable.
> I've not got through the base install the Lenny CDs, however.
How about doing an upgrade instead?
You could even try to do it incrementally.