[kwlug-disc] debian 5.0 (lenny) install goes faster by moving the mouse?

Eric Gerlach eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Fri Jun 5 17:20:50 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 05:03:33PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jun 2009, L.D. Paniak wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Rob,
> >
> > When I was (net) installing Lenny on those machines I seem to recall
> > the same thing. Also, I had trouble with the clocks after the
> > install.  Try installing with notsc and nolapic options.
> >
> > I think it was a problem with the onboard networking.  Try
> > installing ubuntu or something with a disk-only installation
> > procedure to compare.
>   ok, i'll give that a shot.  someone else suggested asking on the
> debian users list but i'm on enough mailing lists as it is -- i really
> don't want to join another one just to ask a single question.  life is
> too short for that.

You don't have to join debian-user to post, and if you ask to be CC'ed
on all replies, people will.  It's a good list that way.

(That is, assuming L.D.'s idea doesn't work)



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