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Old 08-02-2008, 03:20 AM
Hugo Vanwoerkom
 
Default d-i issues

Hi,

I downloaded the latest d-i:
http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/sid_d-i/arch-latest/i386/iso-cd/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso

and used it to install a lenny system but only with what was in the iso.

Ran into the following:

I don't want lenny, I want sid and have a sid local mirror.

The reason I don't want lenny is that it takes me 3 days to download a
lenny system and with sid a matter of seconds.


But changing the sources to sid, dist-upgrade only upgrades 4 packages
from the 138 installed.


So in attempting to install kernel-package ran into the problem with
perl: perl-base is installed but is 5.10.0-10 and perl wants 5.10.0-11.


The reason I want kernel-package is I have to roll my own kernel because
the one that comes with d-i (2.6.25-2-686) fails to give me framebuffers
so I can't see a thing with those huge 80x25 characters.


Bottomline: how do you change lenny to sid?

Hugo


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Old 08-02-2008, 01:25 PM
Shachar Or
 
Default d-i issues

On Saturday 02 August 2008 06:20, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I downloaded the latest d-i:
> http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/sid_d-i/arch-latest/i386/iso
>-cd/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso
>
> and used it to install a lenny system but only with what was in the iso.
>
> Ran into the following:
>
> I don't want lenny, I want sid and have a sid local mirror.
>
> The reason I don't want lenny is that it takes me 3 days to download a
> lenny system and with sid a matter of seconds.
>
> But changing the sources to sid, dist-upgrade only upgrades 4 packages
> from the 138 installed.
>
> So in attempting to install kernel-package ran into the problem with
> perl: perl-base is installed but is 5.10.0-10 and perl wants 5.10.0-11.
>
> The reason I want kernel-package is I have to roll my own kernel because
> the one that comes with d-i (2.6.25-2-686) fails to give me framebuffers
> so I can't see a thing with those huge 80x25 characters.
>
> Bottomline: how do you change lenny to sid?

suite=sid in the boot prompt, or something like that, perhaps.
>
> Hugo

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