[sisela] Mount HD partitions

jmh2 sisela@earth.li
Sun, 12 Sep 2004 07:40:58 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Roberto,

   I used sisela-0.2 to do this. I had to recompile IIRC and burn on a

   I would take very old laptop to wireless access point. Download
software onto hard disk.

   Take laptop to system with burner. NFS image to hard drive of burner.
Burn image.

   That is how I first got Debian.

   So, yes it is possible. I don't remember the exact steps very well now.
But it all works :)  Pretty impressive distribution.


On Sun, 12 Sep 2004, Roberto Alday wrote:

> Hi all! Glad to meet you.
> Sisela is the only floppy-based distro that worked for my Ethernet 
> CardBus rtl8139 on a
> Compaq Armada M300. Unfortunately, I cannot install anything there, 
> because I cannot
> mount my HD partitions (hda1 or hda2), as they don't appear in /dev.
> I don't know whether it's a silly question or not, but... is there any 
> way to do that with sisela?
> Regards and thanks in advance,
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