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Re: AlphaStation 500 installation

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 01:40:18PM +0100, Martin Walther wrote:
> Hello,
> I try to install Debian 3.1 on a AlphaStation 500.
> The installer runs until mounting the installation cd after the  
> hardwaredetection.
> The installer doesn't continue.

What is the controller that the CD drive is connected to?

> What could be the problem that the installer don't mount the cd. I  
> couldn't imagine that the cddrive isn't ok.
> I had the idea to download floppy images and boot with a floppy but I  
> didn't found alpha floppy images for 3.1

> Where could I download such images?

There aren't any; the CD images were intended to work for all controllers,
such that no floppies were needed.  And if it's a problem with the installer
not detecting the CD, booting from floppy wouldn't really help anyway.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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