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Re: Is it possible to install Debian in such a case.




On Fri, 10 May 2019 11:09:25 +0200
An Liu <sourceonly@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Sorry, I don't understand: what do you want different from running
> > debian-installer?
> >  
> 
> In short,just for fun
> 
> longer answer,
> 
> 1. want to know what a installation process (e.g. bootable iso)
> actually do for us 。
> 2.Find some clues if the automation setup fails,what we could do next
> 

The current (and presumably all future) stable installation images will
install either in legacy mode or UEFI. Just transfer the image to the
stick (the whole stick, not a partition of it) and it should Just Work.

Transfer can be done in Linux by cat, dd, cp or presumably other
methods. There is also a Windows utility (win32diskimager) which will
copy images to USB sticks.

https://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/amd64/ch04s03.html.en

There are too many types of failure possible to give a quick guide.
Almost always, you will see some kind of error message about a failure.
But failure on common modern types of computer are not frequent, in my
experience. I have a modern netbook, no legacy BIOS option, UEFI only,
Windows 10 already installed. As long as I had enough drive space
free, there was no problem with copying to USB stick and installing,
with an option for the Win10 boot manager in the grub menu afterwards.

-- 
Joe