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bug #34261: Can not install to HDD from a USB live install

Submitted by:  K. Tut <kingtut>
Submitted on:  Sat 10 Sep 2011 01:44:03 AM UTC  
 
Category: gNewSense 2Severity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Invalid
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Open/Closed: Closed

Sun 22 Dec 2013 09:52:36 PM UTC, comment #2:

I'm going to retire 2.x.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 08 Oct 2011 09:31:12 AM UTC, comment #1:

Do you see any error messages in /var/log/messages or dmesg when you boot deltah?

If you know how to debootstrap then you could try installing deltah that way from Knoppix.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 10 Sep 2011 01:44:03 AM UTC, original submission:

I installed deltah to a usb stick and it boots fine but I then tried to install to
the hdd but the installer cannot see the hdd. I also ran the partition editor and
still could not see the hdd. As a sanity check I booted to Knoppix and the hdd is
visible. Maybe this is a feature. It seems like a bug.

I think that vmlinuz has a fixed root device and maybe that is why the hdd is not visible. I tried to build a 3.x kernel to see if I could bypass the vmlinuz but no luck.

My netbook has no cd/dvd so I am constrained to using a USB stick. Is there a way
to alter the files on the USB stick to fix this or get around it?

K. Tut <kingtut>

 

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