Re: Installation instructions.
On Fri, 4 Dec 2020 at 03:39, <email@example.com> wrote:
> > David, the current procedure is simple enough. Have you or anyone you
> > trust run the procedure with the specific three (iso, vmlinuz,
> > initrd.gz) files you cited?
> Yes ...
Looking now, I can confirm that I did a Debian installation here on 20
Oct 2020 using these files. There is no doubt because they are still
on the hard drive.
I give their md5sums below so you can check we are using the same
On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 at 09:27, David <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The starting point is that you have chosen
> (current, stable, i386)
$ md5sum *iso
> Per the "paragraph 3" I mentioned previously and quoted at the top
> of this message, the required vmlinuz and initrd.gz for (current, stable, i386)
> can be downloaded from:
$ md5sum *
I suggest to check the installer log just after the search fails.
The method of doing that is here:
I think the logs are usually scrolling into virtual console 4, or you
could start a shell on virtual console 2 and look for them. in the
See if you can find any error messages from the 'iso-scan' process in
the file /var/log/syslog.
The installer main menu offers a method of saving the log files if
you want to paste anything you find here.