4.2. Downloading Files from Debian Mirrors

To find the nearest (and thus probably the fastest) mirror, see the list of Debian mirrors.

When downloading files from a Debian mirror using FTP, be sure to download the files in binary mode, not text or automatic mode.

4.2.1. Where to Find Installation Images

The installation images are located on each Debian mirror in the directory debian/dists/squeeze/main/installer-armel/current/images/ — the MANIFEST lists each image and its purpose.

4.2.1.1. NSLU2 Installation Files

A firmware image is provided for the Linksys NSLU2 which will automatically boot debian-installer. This image can be uploaded via the Linksys web frontend or with upslug2. This firmware image can be obtained from .../images/ixp4xx/network-console/di-nslu2.bin .

4.2.1.2. Thecus N2100 Installation Files

A firmware image is provided for the Thecus N2100 which will automatically boot debian-installer. This image can be installed using the Thecus firmware upgrade process. This firmware image can be obtained from .../images/iop32x/network-console/n2100.bin .

4.2.1.3. GLAN Tank Installation Files

The GLAN Tank requires a kernel and ramdisk on an ext2 partition on the disk on which you intend to install Debian. These images can be obtained from .../images/iop32x/network-console/glantank/ .

4.2.1.4. Kurobox Pro Installation Files

The Kurobox Pro requires a kernel and ramdisk on an ext2 partition on the disk on which you intend to install Debian. These images can be obtained from .../images/orion5x/network-console/buffalo/kuroboxpro .

4.2.1.5. HP mv2120 Installation Files

A firmware image is provided for the HP mv2120 which will automatically boot debian-installer. This image can be installed with uphpmvault on Linux and other systems and with the HP Media Vault Firmware Recovery Utility on Windows. The firmware image can be obtained from .../images/orion5x/network-console/hp/mv2120/netboot.img .

4.2.1.6. QNAP Turbo Station Installation Files

The installation files for the QNAP Turbo Station consist of a kernel and ramdisk as well as a script to write these images to flash. You can obtain the installation files for QNAP TS-109 and TS-209 from .../images/orion5x/network-console/qnap/ and for QNAP TS-110, TS-119, TS-210, TS-219, TS-219P from .../images/kirkwood/network-console/qnap/ .

4.2.1.7. SheevaPlug and OpenRD Installation Files

The installation files for the Marvell SheevaPlug and OpenRD devices consist of a kernel and initrd for U-Boot. You can obtain these files from .../images/kirkwood/netboot/marvell/ .