Re: How to install Debian in such a situation
> You imply the machine is still functioning and the OS is bootable, so
> d-i can be started up from this disk.
>> I bought a new hard disk and downloaded Debian testing version,
>> I found the CD-ROM is broken, it can not boot from the CD-ROM. The old
>> can not boot from USB disk either. How to install the new Debian on
>> new hard disk?
> Please see Sections 4.4 and 5.1.4 of the Manual. You will probably want
> the hd-media images. Note that your Debian testing ISO can be put on a
> USB stick and is capable of being found and installed to the new disk.
I have hd-media installed successfully on the new hard disk. I put
the ISO on the disk, the installer will scan the ISO file on the disk,
this is very convenient. Thank you and other people!