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Problem using boot disk to install

I need help getting Debian installed. 

First of all, let me say that I am aware by looking at the 2.2
architecture support that debian MAY not support my system. However,
I am very new to this so ... Here's the situation ...


I bought a book, "learning Debian/GNU Linux" by McCarty (O'Reilly
Pub.) which included a CD with debian. In the instructions it
told me to create a boot disk. I followed the instructions and
created a boot disk. I booted the computer using the boot disk
and it recognizes all 3 of my hard drives and my CD Rom and the
floppy, and then I get these lines of text on the screen before
I get error messages and my system freezes: 
	IP protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP 
	Starting KSWAPD v 1.5
	Detected PS/2 mouse port
	RAM Disk driver initialized: 16 Ram disks of 4096K size
	Loop: Registered device at major 7
	PCI_IDE: Unknown IDE controller on PCI bus 00 device 39, Bid
= 1022, Did = 7409
	PCI_IDE: Not 100% native mode: will probe IRQs later
		ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: HDA: DMA, HDB:
		ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings HDC: DMA, HDD:
	HDA: Fujitsu MP3f3012at, ata disk drive
	HDB: FX 4820T, ATAPI CD-ROM drive
	HDC: Fujitsu MPf3102at, ata disk drive
	HDD: MAXTOR 91536 U2, ata disk drive
	IDE 0 at 0 x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on IRQ 14
	IDE 1 at 0 x170-0x177, 0x376 on IRQ 15
	HDA: FUJITSU MPF 3102 AT, 9773MB w/512 KB cache, CHS = 1245/255/63
	HDC: FUJITSU MPF 3102 AT, 9773MB w/512 KB cache, CHS = 19857/16/63
	HDD: MAXTOR 91536 U2, 14655 MB w/2048 kB cache, CHS - 29777/16/63
	HDB: ATAPI 40x CD-ROM drive, 128kB CACHE
	Uniform CD-Rom Driver Revision: 2.55
	Floppy drive(s): Floppy drive 0 is 1.44M
	FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
	MD Driver 0.36.6 Max_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8

After the above lines telling what it recognizes about my system,
 I get the following message:

NCR53c406a: No available ports found
At this point, my system freezes. My system specs are as follows:
AMD Aflon 750 Mh CPU
MSI Mainboard motherboard (AMD Aflon chips at base - designed
for AMD Aflon processor)
128 Mg Ram
3 hard drives
	#1 Fujitsu 10.2G (This is going to be Linux HD #1)
	#2 Fujitsu 10.2G (Linux HD #2)
	#3 Maxtor 15G (Windows 98)
48x IDE CD-Rom
PCI 128 16-bit 128 voice-wave table sound card
SP-619 280 WT dot 3d AC/DC
Video card = ATI XP 2000 32MB SDRAM Rage
Modem = Gitan 56k vdot 90 ISA with voice INT R rockwell
Mouse = Microsoft elite PS2
Ethernet card = FA310 TX 10/100 PCI
Monitor = AOC 7GLR 17 inch .25 dot pitch 1600 x 1200
External DSL modem

My primary method of accessing the Internet will be DSL, which
is active and ready to go. I will only use a dial-up connection
for emergency back-ups.

Any help or guidance in getting Debian installed will be greatly

Bob Edwards
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