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Re: amd64 installation images

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 04:38:00PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > If I get the idea correctly, this is what happens basically:
> > 1) kernel and initrd get loaded
> > 2) modules from initrd are loaded as far as they are needed to get
> >     additional software (packages, modules) from the net.
> Additional software is called a "component" afaik. Those are the
> udebs. Some components contain kernel modules like the disk drivers,
> others the programs to partition the disk or install base.
> > 3) the installer starts and loads any modules needed to do the
> >     install (SCSI/SATA/PATA/whatever drivers primarily) from the net
> Actualy it installs the extra components containing the kernel modules
> and then a component with the full discover data file that then also
> runs discover again with all modules present.

 Ok, so one of the components needs to contain 3ware 9xxx drivers, as well
as 7/8xxx.  The head node of my cluster, which should be arriving RSN, has
all its disks connected to the 3ware card.

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