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Re: finding the right .iso for USB install of Squeeze

 On 13/09/10 08:04, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Javier Barroso wrote:
>> Did you try to download Squeeze alpha1 iso cd from
>> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/index.en.html  ? There are
>> links to the correct ftp site:
>> For i386 for example:
>> http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/squeeze_di_alpha1/i386/iso-cd/
> yes, but...
> 1. looks like these have been updated since my inquiry (when I
> downloaded things, vmlinuz and initrd in the /hd-media directory were
> dated 7/23, today they're dated 9/10 - so they look consistent with
> the iso images I downloaded), but...
> 2. looks like I may have uncovered a but in the USB installer, after
> booting itself and starting up, it goes and looks for a .iso image -
> BUT it looks on the hard drives, not the USB stick - and, of course,
> doesn't find it
> Anybody understand the installer well enough to tell me how to tell it
> to look on the USB stick (which seems to be /dev/sdc1 and mounted as
> /hd-media).
> Thanks,
> Miles

If all else fails try "INSTALL_MEDIA_DEV=/dev/whatever" as an install
I have just tested the install (with the net iso) - I had no problem -
takes two passes to find the iso on /dev/sda1 though...


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