Re: Potato boot problems
Christopher DeMarco <email@example.com> writes:
> I'm using the current disk set of potato boot/root disks (build 2.2.13,
> 5/5/2000) and the 3-disk set of drivers (May 5 2000). I install the
> drivers from the disks before doing anything else, assuming that this will
> allow me to do a http or ftp install. This seems to go alright, but when
> I try to configure the modules (so as to install my network card) I get a
> whole lot of ugly messages (they look like sed is barfing) and the list of
> network drivers is blank.
What architecture are you?
For a proper bug report, we need actual error messages. You should be
able to run things manually or else
> 1. What's wrong?
Probably a bug in boot-floppies, or, rather, modconf.
> 2. How can I do a network install of potato?
If you are on i386, try the idepci or compact flavors. They *may*
include support for your network devices.
Alternatively, you may be able to 'modprobe' your required modules by
hand on tty2.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>