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News intall Debian USB

Posted by DJDavid 
News intall Debian USB
February 16, 2011 06:54AM
Hello I changed USB drives for greater capacity I think I've successfully created the partion to install debian
Can you confirm ?
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 400 409584 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 401 15296 15253504 82 Linux swap
because I can not install debian
this is what I
Pogoplug: ~ $ cd / tmp
Pogoplug: / tmp $ wget http://jeff.doozan.com/debian/dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh
Connecting to jeff.doozan.com (
dockstar.debian sk-100% 10602 --:--:-- ETA |*******************************|
Pogoplug: / tmp $ chmod + x-dockstar.debian squeeze.sh
Pogoplug: / tmp $ export PATH = $ PATH: / usr / sbin: / sbin
Pogoplug: / tmp $ export PATH = $ PATH: / usr / sbin: / sbin
Pogoplug: / tmp $. / dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh
touch: / sbin/16022011125212: Read-only file system


Will this script replaces The bootloader on / dev/mtd0.

If you lose power while The bootloader IS Being flashed,
your device Could Be Left in year unusable state.

Will this script to configure your boot Debian Dockstar Squeeze
from a USB device. Before running this script, you Should Have
Used fdisk to create partitions THE FOLLOWING:

/ dev/sda1 (Linux ext2, at least 400MB)
/ dev/sda2 (Linux swap, 256MB recommended)

This Script Will Destroy ALL EXISTING DATA ON / dev/sda1
Please double check thats the device on / dev/sda1 Is the correct device.

By typing ok, you AGREE to assume all Liabilities and Risks
Associated with running this install.

Everything looks good if type 'ok'to continue: OK
I hit ok
Exiting ...
Pogoplug: / tmp $
Re: News intall Debian USB
February 16, 2011 08:03AM
You're going to want to partition the drive again.
/dev/sda1 larger
/dev/sda2 smaller

Did you really type OK in capitals? if so then exiting would be expected.

HTH, Jim
Re: News intall Debian USB
February 16, 2011 10:05AM
ok thank you

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