Chapter 5. Booting the Installation System

Table of Contents

5.1. Booting the Installer on PowerPC
5.1.1. The Graphical Installer
5.1.2. Booting from a CD-ROM
5.1.3. Booting from Hard Disk
5.1.4. Booting with TFTP
5.1.5. Booting from Floppies
5.1.6. PowerPC Boot Parameters
5.2. Accessibility
5.2.1. Installer front-end
5.2.2. USB Braille Displays
5.2.3. Serial Braille Displays
5.2.4. Board Devices
5.2.5. High-Contrast Theme
5.2.6. Preseeding
5.2.7. Accessibility of the installed system
5.3. Boot Parameters
5.3.1. Boot console
5.3.2. Debian Installer Parameters
5.3.3. Using boot parameters to answer questions
5.3.4. Passing parameters to kernel modules
5.3.5. Blacklisting kernel modules
5.4. Troubleshooting the Installation Process
5.4.1. CD-ROM Reliability
5.4.2. Floppy Disk Reliability
5.4.3. Boot Configuration
5.4.4. Interpreting the Kernel Startup Messages
5.4.5. Reporting Installation Problems
5.4.6. Submitting Installation Reports