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Re: Getting amd64 stretch netinstall to work.

On Thursday 04 April 2019 13:12:58 Felix Miata wrote:

> Gene Heskett composed on 2019-04-04 10:39 (UTC-0400):
> > So how _exactly_ do I make the installer take what it finds, format
> > it, and just get on with it?
> First select manual partitioning (all these are the same screen):
> https://www.howtoforge.com/images/debian_stretch_minimal_server/debian
> https://debian-handbook.info/browse/stable/images/inst-partman.png
> https://photonsphere.org/img/PartitionDisks.png
> Then select the disk (should resemble one of these):
> https://www.tecmint.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Select-free-space-t
> https://www.tecmint.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Overview-of-disks.p
>ng https://photonsphere.org/img/PartitionDisksManual3.png
> Choose the partition to configure (I think these are actually the same
> screen as previous group, except with disk's partitions expanded):
> https://www.pontikis.net/blog/media/2013/04/debian-7-wheezy-rc1-lamp-s
> https://blog.sleeplessbeastie.eu/assets/uploads/2013/10/debian_install
> Here's the screen where the main business gets done, selecting mount
> point, format type, mount options, volume label:
> https://www.tecmint.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Swap-Partition-Deta
> https://photonsphere.org/img/PartitionDisksBootPartitionSettings.png
> https://www.pontikis.net/blog/media/2013/04/debian-7-wheezy-rc1-lamp-s
> Select mount point detail screen:
> https://www.pontikis.net/blog/media/2013/04/debian-7-wheezy-rc1-lamp-s
> If I knew how to get my own screencaps from a text install on real
> hardware (not a virtual machine) I would make my own web page to do
> what the Debian Handbook seems can't be bothered to do. It would
> probably be somewhat like
> https://www.pontikis.net/blog/debian-7-wheezy-rc1-lamp-server-setup-st
>ep-by-step except the images would be big enough to see without having
> to open each in turn.

So the takeaway is that I'm not the only one with the problem. One can 
take snapshots with a digital camera, and gimp can make them printable. 
But it costs money for the camera.  Sigh...

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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