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Re: Hmmm! (was Re: Netboot on Multia)

On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 08:31:56AM -0600, Harmon Seaver wrote:

> > Well, the best I can offer at this point is to include the existing de4x5
> > module, as-is, in the nic-modules package and allow users to load it by hand
> > before the installer tries to auto-detect.  Not pretty, but probably the
> > best workaround I can offer at this stage of the release process.

>       When will that be in there,

Once I confirm with the d-i folks that just adding the module to the images
won't be disruptive in any way.

> and if I can't get a second console with Alt-F2, will it be possible to
> get to a shell from the menu at that point, or ????

Yes, you would need to change the debconf priority to 'low', and after
loading installer components from CD, you would then need to choose the
shell option from the menu and load the module there.

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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