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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Squeeze/Trinity Live CD

From: Jimmy Johnson <JimmyJhn@...>
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 12:35:57 -0800
David Hare wrote:
>>> On 15/01/11 01:50, Jimmy Johnson wrote:
>> Like I was saying, it was an easy install, on booting that's when things
>> got bad, the installer had not made user jimmy, there was only a choice
>> for root or user, I logged in as root and found user jimmy was in fact
>> not made so I made user jimmy using kuser only to get errors while
>> trying to login, also the installer did not setup my network card, I
>> checked /etc/network and the config file looked good but running 'ifdown
>> eth0 && ifup eth0" I would get no network found. Then I decided to go
>> take a nap. :-)
>> What could I have done to have a more successful install?
> Thanks for testing Jimmy. I found a typo in the installer script and 
> one file to remove in /etc. Consequently it fails to make the new 
> user. It's all because of the move from live-initramfs to live-boot.
> Will upload a fixed ISO later.

All 4 of my computers are 64 bit, can you compile a 64bit system?

How about using ext4?  I've been using it for over a year and it sure 
cuts down on file system checks and seems to be a big plus over ext3.

> In the meantime, here is a quick fix (do this in the live session 
> before running the installer):
> In a konsole (one line at a time):
> sudo su
> sed -i 's/1002/1000/'g /usr/bin/remastersys-installer
> rm -f /etc/live.conf

Will this fix the system I have already have installed? Yep, and it's 
fixed, I'm now logged in as Jimmy with a working system. Thanks.

> You could copy this text to a pen drive to quickly transfer it to a 
> live session. I tested the fix on a new install and it worked.
> The installer uses grub-gfxboot (grug-legacy) not grub2. It would be 
> better first-off to install grub to partition and chainload it from 
> your current main OS. You can "upgrade" to grub2 post-install if wanted.

I've been removing grub2 from my Debian installs and installing 
grub-legacy and then running update-grub.

> Re: network configs:
> sudo ceni

That worked, thanks.

Jimmy Johnson

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