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[SLUG] Re: Debian ate my partition table
- To: Michael Still <mikal@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [SLUG] Re: Debian ate my partition table
- From: Angus Lees <gus@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed May 15 22:05:02 2002
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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At Wed, 15 May 2002 06:33:08 +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> On Tue, 14 May 2002, Angus Lees wrote:
> > At Tue, 14 May 2002 22:12:11 +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> > > No, the install stopped when it said it couldn't find libpopt. It
> > > surprised me, because this was my first time installing Debian, and I
> > > expected it to just work... The Redhat installer is much sexier IMHO.
> > when you say "stopped", i presume it gave you some error message and
> > allowed you to retry?
> Well, I was installing of this rediculously large 8 CD woody set that a
> friend copied for me.
unless you will never see the internet again, you only really need the
first cd or two.. the packages are sorted by popularity (see the
> He has successfully installed from it, so perhaps the copy is
> dodgy. The installer retried, but failed anyway.
any error message given?