Re: Further to my installation error
Brian composed on 2016-03-16 19:21 (UTC):
On Tue 15 Mar 2016 at 22:41:14 +0000, Lisi Reisz wrote:
Pity it took me until it tried to use CD1 to do a net-install to realise
that!! And I have now run out of writable CDs. :-( I had just enough for
Why any Debian user should use an antiquated technology to install is
beyond me. USB sticks are two a penny. Isohybrid images rule; OK!
USB sticks, being of a non-uniform variety of sizes, shapes, speed, and
reliability, are a pain to library. Inferior amount of space on which to
write on them contributes to the library problem. Pricing of USB sticks on a
per device basis remains much higher than OM, making creation of a single
device for single purpose generally much more expensive than OM. There still
exist working puters that cannot boot USB. I have several.
Not that I routinely burn OM to install Linux. For that I usually don't burn
anything, instead installing by loading an installation kernel and initrd
with an already installed bootloader. HTTP installation means up-to-date at
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)
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