Re: Problem with trying to instal Debian
On Mon, 19 Mar 2012, Scott Ferguson wrote:
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:30:17
From: Scott Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Problem with trying to instal Debian
Resent-Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 07:31:01 +0000 (UTC)
On 19/03/12 16:11, Bret Busby wrote:
On Sun, 18 Mar 2012, Bret Busby wrote:
On Sat, 17 Mar 2012, Brian wrote:
On Sun 18 Mar 2012 at 01:37:41 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
I do not know whether the firmware is faulty (the IPW firmware)
or the mirror settings within the downloaded netinst ISO, are
But, it does not work.
I suppose it is possible that the reason that the repositories
mirrors cannot be accessed, is due to this wireless network device,
Yes - it's possible.
The routing table on that box will tell you if that is being used as a
Alternatively it could be your DNS server (either not working, or
miss-set during install). Have a look at /etc/resolv.conf
I have given up.
I have had repeated attempts to write the Debian 6.04 "x386" DVD, using
the "CD/DVD Creator" that is the default that came with Debian 6, that
cannot create a bootable disc, and Brasero that cannot eject the disc,
and I have not been able to obtain a bootable DVD of the Debian 6.04
It appears that Debian simply does not instal and run on 32 bit Intel
based chip systems anymore.
All that I have been able to do with Debian 6, in trying to instal it on
the 32 bit computer, is create coasters, and waste bandwidth with the
unusable downloads, and I have now, too many Debian 6 32 bit coasters.
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