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Re: Custom kernel for Debian-installer howto?

On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 07:34:15AM -0600, Jacob S wrote:
> I'm trying to install Debian Sarge on an AMD Athlon64 3200+. The
> problem is the installer doesn't recognize my Uli 1689 SATA chipset.
> However, this chipset appears to be supported in 2.6.12 and later
> kernels with the sata_uli module. 
> I have found some discussions about how to rebuild the debian-installer
> with a custom kernel, but I am not sure if it will work in my case.
> Being the new machine is my only AMD64 machine so far, I will have to
> build the debian-installer and kernel on a 32bit AMD running Sid, or my
> AMD64 machine running 32bit Knoppix. Is there anything special I would
> need to do to get it to build right?
> Any other tips or suggestions on how to get the AMD64 port of Debian
> installed on this machine?

http://www.tinyplanet.ca/~lsorense/amd64 has a sarge install cd with a
2.6.12 kernel.  It has worked for other people with that chipset.

You may have to load the uli sata driver from console2 manually to make
it detect the disk.

Len Sorensen

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