hd install, help?
(``-_-´´) -- Fernando
ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Fri Sep 21 22:08:35 UTC 2007
On 9/20/07, news.shehu at gmx.net <news.shehu at gmx.net> wrote:
> You wrote:
> > the contents of the iso are on my /home partition:
> > [CODE]$ ls /home/gutsy/
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 bugabundo root 239M 2007-09-11 23:09 boot.img
> > drwxr-sr-x 10 bugabundo root 4.0K 2007-09-11 15:25 disc/
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 bugabundo root 15M 2007-09-11 23:09 initrd
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 bugabundo root 1.7M 2007-09-11 15:30 vmlinuz
> > [/CODE]
> I always do my installs that way, never burning cds. Here's what I've
> got using a rather similar setup as you have:
> ls -l /home/gutsy-alt
> total 15M
> -rw-r--r-- 1 sad sad 7.5M 2007-09-02 14:17 boot.img.gz
> -rw-r--r-- 1 sad sad 5.7M 2007-09-02 14:17 initrd.gz
> -rw-r--r-- 1 sad sad 1.7M 2007-09-02 14:17 vmlinuz
> As you can see, you DO NOT have the right files. Grab the ones here;
> note that they are on a directory below the one you accessed.
Thanks. I already fixed that.
> Be sure to place the alternate iso at /home . It is important to note
> that you should only use a partition that will not be touched by the
> > here are a few tried I made on grub:
> > [CODE]title HD instal
> > root (hd0,4)
> > kernel /gutsy/vmlinux root=e3740d46-69f9-4a4b-8f5c-707d262369a4 ro verbose
> > initrd /gutsy/initrd
> > boot
> Here's the entry you need to boot:
> # gutsy installer
> title Install Ubuntu Gutsy
> root (hd0,4)
> kernel /gutsy-alt/vmlinuz vga=normal ramdisk_size=14972 root=/dev/rd/0 rw --
> initrd /gutsy-alt/initrd.gz
didnt my kernel line look just like that, but i'll try again.
Still with my current setup (not the one that I first posted) I'm
getting a really strange behaviour after I select the SSH Server and
Can u confirm?
also I found another bug: if I use /home for the iso and boot files,
it cannot be mount by the partition installer.
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