Bug#68716: problems booting the install
> Package: boot-CDRom
Should have said "boot-floppies", even if you were booting from
CD-ROM. Sorry for the unintuitive name.
> Version: "Official" Debian 2.1, the 4 disk version.
> architecture: x86 Family 5 Model 8 Stepping 12, AuthenticAMD
> model: no name
> memory: 64M
> scsi: none
> cd-rom: Teac 6X: CD-56E, IDE/ATAPI
> network card: network interface card, if any
> pcmcia: none
> I tried every methord of installing but it froze every time at the same spot.
> It froze at line: md driver 0.36.3 MAX_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8
> I got the furthest by booting from the second disk.
> It installed the base system but when I booted from the floppy(I choose to
> boot from floppy instead of from hard disk) it froze at the md line.
Try out the new Potato boot-floppies, 2.2.x. Slink is not supported
anymore. Let us know if the problem persists, otherwise we shall
close this report.
> I am totally new to linux or unix, so any direction you give me please keep
> that in mind.
No worries. Generally problems like this are either kernel issues or
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>