Re: --set-selections - help needed to use this
On Wednesday 13 October 2010 03:30:38 s. keeling wrote:
> Lisi <email@example.com>:
> > I think I'll give it one more try using your link and any tips
> > other people have given me by then, and if I still can't do it I'll
> > just install normally.
> No offense meant,
None taken! Thanks for the reply.
> but wrong attitude. I've been saying this since
> ca. '97: try again. The more installs you try, the more you learn
> about the box and the more you know of what you need to know. You
> learn more about the installer and its capabilities, and what software
> you want/like/dislike. FFS, it's fun doing it, because you KNOW it's
> eventually going to work, no matter how bleeding edge is your
> Or, at least that's been my experience. Have fun with it man. Bang
> your head on the wall until it falls over!
This is my usual policy/habit - frequently seen by others as a character
flaw ;-). But the owner of the box had already asked me to give up trying to
save his old box :-(, and I have to get this new one to him in the near
future or his (not my!) patience will run out.
> Worst case, burn a backup first, then re-install.