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Re: Failure of Debian to Boot

roy hardy <rhardy@lanset.com> writes:

> Sacramento, California
> November 20, 2000
> I have purchased the three CDs for Debian/GNU ver. 2.2. However, the
> boot from the CD-rom to install Linux fails to recognize the SCSI card
> on my computThe machine is equiped with an ADAPTEC Model AIC 7880
> controller.  The monitor screen states the ADAPTEC card is recogniced in
> three lines of text which is immediately followed by the line: SCSI:
> <fdomain> no available ports found.  The computer the freezes and
> CTL-ALT-DEL can not restart the system.  It is necessary to turn off the
> power.  Any information youo can provide will be appreciated.

Sorry that i386 hardware archicture is so crappy and your machine

I suggest you use the 'compact' flavor rather than the vanilla flavor
-- to do that, uh, boot from the 2nd CD I think.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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