Choosing an install type with FTP install

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Choosing an install type with FTP install

Post by FlamingGooch » Wed Jul 19, 2006 11:04 pm

Hey everyone, I just did an F: drive FTP install. I booted up the gentooxx.xbe and it's asking me for an install type. I tried doing this a long time ago and IIRC, I have to choose the HDD option. Right now the only options I'm seeing are DVD Boot, FatX, NetBoot, something else boot, and advanced. I don't want to format my whole dang HDD so could someone tell me what's wrong? I need to see the HDD install option when I first start it up and it's not there. Thanks in advance.

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Post by ShALLaX » Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:10 am

FatX is what you want if you did the FTP installation.
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Post by FlamingGooch » Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:45 am

Oh ok thanks. And that won't format my HDD right?

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Post by ShALLaX » Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:51 am

Not if you did it right, no.
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Post by FlamingGooch » Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:57 am

Ok i just went thorough with it, is it supposed to restart in the middle of installing?

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Post by ShALLaX » Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:25 am

It shouldnt be "installing" at all. If you followed the FTP tutorial properly, it should just boot up - ask you for your resolution settings, then reset... then be done.

That stage isnt considered part of the installation, really.
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Post by FlamingGooch » Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:06 pm

Yea, you're right, it's all good now, thanks!

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