[LUNI] Installing Debian on brand new dell dimension 9200
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Tue Aug 21 13:26:34 CDT 2007
On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Jay Strauss wrote:
> I'm having some difficulties installing on my new Dell. I'm not in
> front of the box, so I'm going off of memory. I'm trying to install
> Debian 4.0 r1 on my new Dell (below is the component print out from
> windows before I destroyed the XP installation).
> I've tried 2 installs
> install 1 - I tried to build a small raid-1 /boot and the rest be a
> raid-1 LVM. Everything was going well until it died installing
> openssh, I got the cancel/ignore dialog. I ignored and it dropped me
> back into the install tasks list.
> install 2 - I thought maybe I had a problem with raid, so I just did
> the guided partitioning, "LVM with multiple filesystems", this time it
> ran only until it was downloading software that wasn't on the CD.
> Then it hung.
> My initial thought (obviously) was it was related to the raid but the
> 2nd install bombed too. The box is pretty basic, onboard sound and
> video cards, and SATA.
> FYI, I went into the raid controller bios admin screen and removed the
> factory configured raid, and just said make it two normal drives.
> Any suggestions?
Does this happen after you select what type of install to do? Like where
it asks you if you want to do a desktop/webserver portion? I had one
install that would always freeze at that point of the install. I finally
just selected none and it finished the install and I just got all the
packages I needed..
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