Debian Questions

Gregory Nowak greg at
Sun Aug 3 16:30:51 EDT 2008

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Is this something new in the Lenny installer? When I installed Sarge,
and then Etch on another machine afterwords, I seem to remember being
able to select whether I wanted to install lilo, or grub during the
install process.


On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 05:14:59PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Robert Spangler, le Sun 03 Aug 2008 12:04:55 -0400, a ?crit :
> > I didn't quite see it as a problem.
> Well, what you describe below suggests that there _is_ a problem a
> problem :)
> > I think the issue is that, by 
> > default, when hitting tab at the boot screen and inputting Speakup 
> > parameters, I don't get the expert installation which is why all of 
> > these options are chosen for me?
> IIRC even in expert installation mode debian doesn't let you choose
> between grub and lilo.
> > That is just my observation so please correct me if I am wrong.  So if
> > I could figure out how to get the expert mode to start with Speakup,
> > that would probably remedy the problem?
> That's probably described in the installation manual.
> Samuel
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