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Re: Preseed and security packages during install

On Sun 06 Jul 2014 at 17:20:30 +0200, David Majchrzak, ODERLAND Webbhotell AB wrote:

> I was recently bit by the bug listed here:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=746642 which
> resulted in my new SATA drives not being recognized during a Debian
> 7.5 install.
> Is there anyway to install 7.5 with my sata card without installing
> 7.4 from ISO first?  I’m using PXE-boot with the netinstall iso and a
> preseed file.
> The security packages are added AFTER the detection/partitioning of
> disks so I’m unable to detect the drives.
> Any idea how to solve it? Is it even possible? I’ve tried modifying
> the netboot initrd and add firmware to it, but it seems that during
> netboot it actually downloads the latest stable..

Imagine we weren't up to 7.5.0 yet. You would then be very happy with
7.4.0. The first thing you are going to do after installing anyway is
to upgrade, so it doesn't matter where the starting point is.

Or you could wait for 7.6.0. :)

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