Re: Image on Insatall CDs.
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:08:49PM +0200, Vicente Ferrando wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anybody know if it is possible to change the kernel in the Install CDs
> ISO images?
> I'm going to install Debian on a new system where I'll need support for
> SiI3112 that is supported on kernel 2.4.21. This is the controller for the
> SATA disk on the ABIT KD7-S, I'm going to use for this box, so I need support
> for this hardware at installation time. But as long as I know install CDs,
> even the one with bf4 image doesn't support this and neither there is a
> module for this hard.
> So I think the best way to have it running is replace the kernel image on one
> of the install CDs. But I've tryed this without success. I've replaced the
> kernel on one of the Install CDs with another compiled with suppor for this
> chip and it doesn't boot.
> Any idea how to make it work?
> Thanks in advance.
You can compile the driver as a module against the 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel,
then put it on a floppy, and load it during the Debian install process.
It will then create an initrd which will load the driver on subsequent