Re: Testing netinstall, but use stable release?
- Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 23:11:46 +0100
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Testing netinstall, but use stable release?
On Wed 08 May 2019 at 22:12:41 +0100, Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
> On 08/05/19, Rory Campbell-Lange (rory@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > On 08/05/19, Andy Smith (andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 06:32:43PM +0100, Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
> > > > Is there a clever way of downgrading the installation to stable while
> > > > keeping the testing kernel and associated ixgbe module?
> > >
> > > If you run the daily netinst in expert mode doesn't it let you
> > > pick the release you want to install?
> > >
> > > https://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/FAQ#Q:_How_can_I_install_sid_.28unstable.29_with_DebianInstaller.3F
> > >
> > > Start the installation in expert mode. After selecting a mirror
> > > you will be asked which distribution to install: stable, testing
> > > or unstable. We recommend using a daily build of the installer
> > > to install testing or unstable.
> > Thanks for the great info. I thought I recalled something like that.
> > I downloaded debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso on 29 April but having
> > just tested this I'm not getting a choice of distribution. I'm in expert
> > mode (console) -- perhaps I'll try again on the graphical version.
> I've just tried to install via graphical mode too and my 20190429
> "Buster" netinstall disk has also has skipped the distribution choice
> step using this method.
> Is this something I should report? Thoughts gratefully received.
Not unless you intend to report your failure to read and understand the
sentence prior to the section from the link quoted above.
> Please use the netboot installation method.