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




On Fri 10 May 2019 at 08:49:25 -0500, David Wright wrote:

> On Fri 10 May 2019 at 13:44:03 (+0200), tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 06:31:22AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > 
> > [...]
> > > That's one of a number of possible guesses of OP's intent.
> > 
> > Yep :-)
> > 
> > > I've asked questions others have thought vague though I thought were
> > > quite explicit. People read through lenses of their personal
> > > experience and assumptions.
> > >
> > > >>    A. machine's hard-drive.
> > > >>    B. a second USB drive. [be careful to place grub on correct drive]
> > > 
> > > That was cautionary, primarily to future newbies who might need an
> > > explicit statement of what is obvious to the experienced.
> > 
> > Yes. I understood it as "the OP wants to understand the boot (and the
> > corresponding installation) process".
> 
> What worries me about this thread is that the OP (who doesn't seem to
> know how the various parts of the d-i are meant to work together) has
> just last week posted a recipe claiming to install Debian using only
> vmlinuz and initrd¹, ......

That's a claim which can be sustantiated.

-- 
Brian.