non-booted Breezy install?
robitaille at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 03:20:11 UTC 2005
On 28/10/05, Shot - Piotr Szotkowski <shot at hot.pl> wrote:
> The situation:
> - a laptop with a broken CD-ROM
> - no USB key to boot from
> - working installations of WinXP and Debian sid on the hard disk
> - working 512 kbit/s Internet connection
> The goal: clean Breezy install. :o)
> Is there a way to install Breezy without
> being able to boot any external media?
> Maybe there's a way to run the Ubuntu installer from Windows or Debian?
> I can attach an ATAPI CD-ROM through an USB connector, but I can't boot
> from it. The Breezy install CD-ROM is seen (at least under Debian),
> I don't care what happens to the Windows and Debian installations,
> I won't need them as long as I have a working Breezy install afterwards.
And also this wiki page that explains how to install Ubuntu using debootstrap:
warning: I didn't try these wiki instruction. But a long time ago I
did successfully install Warty from a Fedora partition using these
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