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Re: Installing Squeeze testing

On 2009-04-01_20:33:18, Nick Le Mouton wrote:
> I'm having some problems installing Squeeze. Every time I run through the
> installer it freezes at 33% on partitioning the disk. I have tried it with
> Etch stable, which works fine (but apt doesn't work once I install as it's
> 2.4 kernel). I've also tried a Lenny testing disk I have laying around, but
> that also freezes at 33%. It may have something to do with the 2.6 kernel.
> The server I'm trying to install on is a Dell PowerEdge 750. As far as I can
> tell it has a MegaRaid SCSI controller (2x146GB drives in RAID 1).
> Does anyone know how I can fix this problem?
> Thanks
> Nick Le Mouton

Also, not a fix, but I recall having a lot of trouble with Lenny
install disks back when Lenny was still in testing. I would discount
very much the significance of trouble with a disk from that era. Also,
traditionally, install disk are one of the last things to be gotten
working proir to release, and Squeeze is not about to be released, I

Perhaps you should install Lenny from a newly downloaded netinst, and
then dist-upgrade, or whatever, to Squeeze.

Paul E Condon           

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