jmarsden at fastmail.fm
Wed Jun 6 04:36:14 UTC 2012
On 06/05/2012 02:04 PM, Mark Ballard wrote:
> Doing an alternate i386 install.
Of which version of Lubuntu? 12.04 Precise? A recent daily of 12.10
Quantal? Some older version??
> Wanted to run it as a live CD initially.
The Alternate install image is not a LiveCD. If you want a LiveCD, you
should use the LiveCD image instead.
> "The failing step is: select and install software".
> I presume it needs a network connection.
As far as I know, it should not require one; I'll check with Lubuntu
12.04 i386 later tonight in a VM with no network card defined.
> It does seem all this is because there is no network connection. If
> I had known it needed a network connection I would have made sure I
> had one before I started.
What specifically makes you think it was the lack of a network
connection that caused these issues?
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