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Old 01-09-2004, 01:22 AM   #1
fatman
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Trouble Debain Install


I am having major problem getting Debain to install.

Things started out OK.
I think i may have screwed up the swap partition (just a guess) - 512Mb logical partition on the same 80 gB HD.

Thing semmed to be goign ok for awhile - Then the install crashed during making a floppy boot disk.

Now when i try to start it over i get "Unable to handle kernel Null pointer deference at virtual address 00000000" and "Bad EIP value."

I tried to run the "rescue" boot install option, but that gave me "VFS: Unable to mount foot fs"

Plus to get it to restart again i have to pull the power cord for a few seconds, other wise it just sits there.

If you cant help me out in any other way, can someone please tell me why when I am installing from a bootable install CD, the HD is causing hangups?
Why can't I just run off the floppy and use it to re-do the partitions?

Thanks in advance


Nevermind
I screwed up the partition table and used Knoppix to fix - useful tool, that Knoppix.

Last edited by fatman; 01-10-2004 at 05:19 PM.
 
  


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