Re: Media changed: please insert the disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux 7.4.0 _Wheezy_
Theodore Alcapotaxis wrote:
There is nothing for you to do; you have achieved your objective and updated your sources.list. The bug appears to be fixed in Jessie.
OMG, far from it, I have yet to achieve my objective, which is to install essential packages such as xorg, gnome-core or gnome-full off the USB flash/thumb drive without the need to access the internet. Certainly, I did learn something useful from you, such as apt-cdrom, dmesg and the mount point of a USB stick.
I'm working towards a similar goal. My restrictions include:
1. not only minimal internet , but absolutely *NO* networking
2. not only installing a few specified packages, but allow
*any* package from the distro
3. automating the install with an appropriate preseed.cfg
My project allows using a 64 GB flash drive.
See my thread titled "Copying complete SET of installation DVDs
to a USB stick" beginning at
[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org">https://lists.debian.org/[🔎] email@example.com for what
I've accomplished so far and hints as to how some problems will