Re: Debian6 netinstall CD cannot find Ethernet card on ThinkPad T420s.
2011/8/3 Johan Grönqvist <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 2011-08-03 04:31, Sam Bell skrev:
>> *Debian 6 amd64 netinstall CD cannot find ethernet card on my ThinkPad
>> T420s, my ethernet card is Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet card.
> Yes, see <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=626220> and
> You could consider using the backported debian installer from
> <http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/> (I have never tried it, so I can not recommend
> it as such, only say that it could solve your problem), or installing
> testing (wheezy) or even unstable (sid) instead of stable.
> / johan
This kind of problem is when a USB-ethernet plug-in device is
priceless. (And less than $30, retail). The amount of time I've saved
on various hardware and OS combinations by using an older such device
until the installation kernel is loaded well justifies keeping one in
my toolkit and keeping it in my DHCP reservation tables for just such