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Re: A long rant on Debian 9




On Tue, 8 May 2018 08:33:47 -0400
Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 07:58:54AM -0400, Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
> > On 5/8/18, Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:  
> > > I downloaded 'debian-9.4.0-amd64-netinst.iso' and booted it in
> > > kvm and *it does work* as advertised here, so I don't know what
> > > accounts for your difficulty, Dan.  
> 
> > Ok, that's really weird, then. What factor could possibly cause that
> > kind of difference at that very early point in the use of Debian?  
> 
> The installer can be booted in either Legacy or UEFI mode.  Perhaps
> the menus work differently between those two?  I haven't had to do a
> Legacy install in quite some time.
> 

The installer boot menu here shows (with different horizontal
alignment):

Debian GNU/Linux 9.4.0
    Debian GNU/Linux UEFI Installer Menu

Graphical Install
Install
Advanced Options ...
Install with speech synthesis

Enter: Select
E: Edit Selection      C: GRUB Command line

...tabs have no effect.

The iso is on CD and was obtained from the following mirror:
http://debian.gtisc.gatech.edu/debian/

 - Dan