[App_rpt-users] Install onto a netbook via usb stick

Jim Duuuude telesistant at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 5 21:11:18 EST 2012


I totally agree that what you did is clearly the sensible and expedient
way of accomplishing the task. I really dont have much guilt expecting
people to have or use such a thing.

However, I also acknowledge that it would be *nice*, certainly not
necessary, but *nice* to have the USB install as an option.
I do not know how to accomplish it at this time, and I have no
intention of spending the time to find out. However, if someone
*could* figure this out and "contribute" their wisdom (in the form
of an installable package, not just a list of perhaps vague instructions),
it would be of great benefit to everyone (at least potentially).

Jim WB6NIL


Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 18:00:45 -0800
From: ki6ies.tasma at gmail.com
To: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] Install onto a netbook via usb stick

I have successfully installed onto both of my Dell Inspiron Netbooks model 1018, 1.66 Ghz processor, 2 GB of ram, and a 250 GB SATA II hard drive which I changed out for a 16 GB Solid State Hard Drive. Via a $12.00 external USB CD drive. I gave up on the USB stick method. No hang ups to report, installs went smooth.


Ian Ki6ies

On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 4:38 AM, Ken <ke2n at cs.com> wrote:

It could be that the install program does not recognize the Netbook’s Ethernet adapter. People in that situation have used a USB Ethernet adapter to get started and then, afterwards, you install the driver needed and switch back to the built-in NIC.
 Ken 
 
From: app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org [mailto:app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] On Behalf Of Ian Venable

Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 11:37 PM
To: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
Subject: [App_rpt-users] Install onto a netbook via usb stick
 Hello all! Well I am learning linux as we go, and can navigate my way around it pretty good now. My question is has anyone installed the acid.iso onto a netbook (no cdrom drive) yet? I am trying to install onto a Dell Inspiron mini 10, it has a 1.66 Ghz processor, 2 GB of ram, and a 16 GB Solid State Hard Drive. I have downloaded and installed the acid.iso file from the allstar website. I can get the install menu to come up, but I keep getting "error unable to download kickstart file". Anyone else tried doing this yet? The labtop is seeing the usb stick as /dev/sdb1, and I can see the files on there, just not sure where to point it to, to continue the install.
 Ian VenableKi6ies


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