partman-auto-raid shown in docs but not on server cd (8.04)

Joe McDonagh joseph.e.mcdonagh at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 21:45:56 UTC 2009


Mathias Gug wrote:
> Hi Joe,
>
> On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 10:12:55AM -0500, Joe McDonagh wrote:
>   
>> Hey Mathias, sounds like you're a busy guy but did you see my last 
>> e-mail? I was wondering if A. the docs for 8.04 that talk about 
>> partman-auto-raid could include a note like "this is not by default 
>> included in 8.04 LTS", to save someone else the trouble I've gone 
>> through and B. Were you insinuating I use the intrepid installer to 
>> install hardy? I've never done that so I want to make sure that's what 
>> you were getting at.
>>
>>     
>
> I would *not* try to use the intrepid release to install hardy. Even
> though partman-auto-raid is not on the -server iso, it's available from
> the archive. So a network installation should work correctly (ie don't
> use the -server iso). In the early command you'd have to use wget to
> download the partman-auto-raid udeb and install it with udpkg -i.
>
> Here is a sample of an early_command that something similar:
>
> d-i preseed/early_command string wget -O /tmp/keyring.udeb http://www.emdebian.org/d-i/emdebian-archive-keyring-udeb_1.4.3.1_all.udeb && udpkg -i /tmp/keyring.udeb
>
>
>   

I tried to anna-install it in the early_command which didn't work, so I 
will give your method a shot. Thanks!




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