Re: newbie installation problem
On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 08:43:06PM -0800, ftrk wrote:
> I was trying to install debian GNU/Linux on a pc previously been running
> rh6.2 & later rh7.1. I backed up my files and deleted old partitions and
> trying to make fresh installation using the CD (Potato, kernel 2.2.17
> released March 2000) bought from cheapbytes. The problem I ran into is I can't
> seem to find the module for the CD ROM drive during the installation. I could
> however run a shell & make a directory as /mnt/fd0 using
> #mount -r /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom and then *cd* into cdrom and browse directory
> etc of installation CD!!!!!!
> And I also checked /lib/2.2.17/modules and there are modules, tho I ain't sure
> they are for the cdrom! The problem I figure is maybe the driver for the cdrom
> (TEAC CD 540-E manufactured Jan200 - I removed the cover and checked..)is
> missing, tho installation CD had a module for TEAC, matsushita etc.. and when
> I tried installing it said installation failed!
> Any ideas what's wrong here? Should I go for 2.2r3?
Modern cdrom support is built into the kernel on the installation disks.
Don't worry about your cdrom, apparently it already works.