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Bug#41699: Problemes with AIC7880 Controlers

Yes the loopback device support should be installed on the kernel because
the install program does everything based on a loopback filesystem, I
discovered this on the logs of Installation where the kernel message was
that no loopback device found and thus the Installation does not



> [Please retain the CC to the bug also.]
> >I resolved my problem times ago by building myself the boot disk, anyway
> >Debian should provide more info on parameters on compiling custom build boot
> >kernels and how to build them. The ida is that I spent more than 10 kernel
> >compilations until i found that the kernel should have loopback device
> >support and many other things in order for installation to work.
> I tried to document this in the Install Manual, "9.3 Replacing the
> Rescue Floppy Kernel"
> <URL:http://www.debian.org/releases/slink/i386/ch-boot-floppy-techinfo.en.html#s-rescue-replace-kernel>.
> Is it true that loopback is required?  I didn't know that.  Are there
> any other errors at that URL?
> --
> .....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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