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

Ian Venable ki6ies.tasma at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 21:27:38 EST 2012


Yes it asked me if it was a static connection, and I typed N for no. It
then proceeded to download from the repositories. Very strange. I don't
even see asterisk in the /etc folder. Wonder if I should re install.

Ian
Ki6ies

On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Jim Duuuude <telesistant at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Did you do the install with a valid DHCP-provisioned network connected?
>
> ------------------------------
> Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 18:15:51 -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
>
> Did something change in the install process? I remember before being asked
> for my Allstar login info, and picking which server I wanted to download, I
> also remember being asked what I wanted the root password to be. Both of
> these installs went with no problems, and it rebooted after it was all
> done, and it is displaying test login: _
>
> Ian
> Ki6ies
>
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Jim Duuuude <telesistant at hotmail.com>wrote:
>
>  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 Venable****
> Ki6ies****
>
>
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