Re: Is it possible to install Debian in such a case.
- Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 05:29:48 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Is it possible to install Debian in such a case.
On 05/10/2019 03:48 AM, An Liu wrote:
Image the following case
What I Have.
a USB stick with
1. a portable GRUB (either UEFI or legacy)
2. a install ISO, such as debian-9.9.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso (mayb would e
a LiveCD make life easier?)
What we want.Have Debian installed (could assume that we could do
whatever we could, such as re-partitation the whole harddisk)>
The Answer to this question is most probably yes, but how.>
The work around is to boot with vmliunz and initrd.gz from
the cost is very small as these two file size total is less than 20M>
I wonder if there is a way to finish install only in GRUB, without
Missing background? Unstated goals?
1. Why is grub mentioned at all?
If debian-9.9.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso has been properly placed on USB
drive, that is all that is *ALL* that is required to install to:
A. machine's hard-drive.
B. a second USB drive. [be careful to place grub on correct drive]
2. Why are vmliunz and initrd.gz mentioned?