Re: Difficulty Installing squeeze - More info
On Wed, 25 May 2011 18:34:49 -0400, Ethan Rosenberg wrote:
> Dear list -
(please, try to keep the messages in the same thread for better finding
them in the archive)
> I am trying to install squeeze from Debian-6.0.1a-i386-CD-1.iso. The
> installation fails with the message "The CD-ROM" does not contain a
> valid Release file".
> Here are some details of the system:
> Dell Optiplex 260
> 2 GB RAM
> 1.4 GB Pentium 4
> 40 GB blank hard drive.
> I am a newbie, so please walk me thru this.
> Ethan Rosenberg
> The failing step is: "Detect and mount CD-ROM".
It seems your CD/DVD device is not detected. You can try the installation
with an USB key instead of a CD.