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Installing own Debian version...


derchris
25-01-2010, 20:04
Yes, we (I) have

http://forum.ovh.co.uk/showthread.php?t=3011

Ashley
25-01-2010, 19:32
Quote Originally Posted by Myatu
Trying to do it via the vKVM is asking for trouble unfortunately, since it's an "emulated" environment. That is, it uses you actual HDs but not your server environment - so you end up with a misconfigured OS (incorrect drivers loaded, etc).
But it is possible right?

Do you have any other solutions to getting a CLEAN debian install?

Myatu
25-01-2010, 15:39
Trying to do it via the vKVM is asking for trouble unfortunately, since it's an "emulated" environment. That is, it uses you actual HDs but not your server environment - so you end up with a misconfigured OS (incorrect drivers loaded, etc).

Ashley
25-01-2010, 15:03
Quote Originally Posted by Marks
have you tried Lilo instead? It's the default boot loader that we provide with our Debian distribution.
Hi Marks,

I was attempting to install Debian using a netinst ISO via vKVM having a few probs doing it without a GUI :s

derchris
25-01-2010, 12:32
Lilo is so 1980

marks
25-01-2010, 12:31
have you tried Lilo instead? It's the default boot loader that we provide with our Debian distribution.

Ashley
24-01-2010, 22:09
Put grub on /dev/hda

Now Grub installer is stuck at 50%!

Anyone have this issue before?