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Re: Possibly erroneous "device not present" message during boot

On Fri 14 Apr 2017 at 20:02:11 -0400, songbird wrote:

>   what i would do for grins is unplug the
> devices other than the SSD and the installation 
> media and then do a base system (simple install 
> - not expert) and see what the installer does 
> detect and writes in the fstab and grub menu 
> (it may even boot).  you may then use those 

This is cargo cult.

simple install=some control of d-i.
expert install=total control of d-i.

In both cases the OP does not want to install a boot loader to the