installing from USB (again)
andrew at aehunter.net
Sat Aug 23 18:15:07 BST 2008
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> Andrew Hunter(e)k dio:
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>> altern wrote:
> At the bottom of the web page i am following it says that
> when using the alternate CD installer one needs to setup the cddrive
> the section is called "Mounting the USB stick as /cdrom". This are the
> commands to do it, one needs to open a new console with ALT+1 after
> choosing installation language
> # mkdir /cdrom /dev/cdroms
> # cd /dev/cdroms
> # ln -s ../sda1 cdrom0
> # mount -t vfat /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 /cdrom
> I tried following those tips but still it does not find the cdrom. My
> usb drive shows up as sdb1, i checked read that from dmesg.
Are you substituting that value where appropriate in the guide?
> so i am stucked here at the moment. anyone has some tips? i am not very
> good at the debian install process, i am spiled by the Ubuntu livecd
> install system, so i am not sure how to go about this.
> btw. i think that, once a solution is found, it would be good to have a
> howto about this somewhere in ubuntu studio website (maybe the wiki) as
> there are few laptop models with no cd drive. Mine is a Thinkpad X32, I
> bought it second hand on ebay and without the dock.
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