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I'm trying to create a custom CD using my own minimal debian installed setup.

I just simply typed build-simple-cdd. The process was successful, but when I tested it on my virtualbox and disabling the network, it looks for the kernel.

Did I miss anything on my setup?

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Are you sure you don't have text left behind? "it looks for" what? – phunehehe Jan 25 '11 at 6:02
Hehe. . . one of the reason why I hate copy and paste. Edited. – Marc Vitalis Jan 25 '11 at 6:15
How do you know that “it” (what?) looks for the kernel? Presumably from an error message, so reproduce it here. As you probably can't copy-paste, transcribe the messages (as search engine fodder) and post a screenshot. – Gilles Jan 25 '11 at 20:25

My guess would be that your image doesn't support the architecture of your vm (e.g., 64-bit iso but your vm is specified as 32-bit).

Mount the CD and check the contents manually to make sure that what you expect to be there is actually there.

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