In my previous post about the BeagleBone I described how I installed Debian “Squeeze”. I had tried Debian “Wheezy” but it failed. Today I retried the install of Debian “Wheezy” with the difference being of using a 4GB micro SD card. Installing a different Debian release is very simple, just replace the mk_mmc.sh command with this instead:
Since this is a netinstall procedure, it is important that the host system is prepared to provide ethernet connectivity via USB, or that an ethernet cable is connected to the BeagleBone.