Many thanks for this - it rather solves the problem. In which case, what is the 'Preload modules' option for? - the menu description page in the install program didn't seem to make it very clear. With thanks, Matthew On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 04:52:22PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote: > On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:00:28PM +0100, Matthew Sackman wrote: > > > However, one thing comes to mind: if one is installing to, say, a hardware RAID > > array, which appears to linux as a single SCSI drive, but requires a module > > loading, then how do you do it? The 'Preload module' option seemed promising, > > but didn't seem to do what I was after. > > > > What would be the steps required: use the install floppies to create a new root > > floppy which contains the module required marked to be loaded, and then go into > > the install sequence? If so, then how does one achieve this? > > The full-up method can be found here: > > http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch-boot-floppy-techinfo.en.html#s-rescue-replace-kernel > > -- > Stephen R. Marenka If life's not fun, you're not doing it right! > <firstname.lastname@example.org> -- Matthew Sackman Nottingham, ENGLAND Using Debian/GNU Linux Enjoying computing It said 'Required Windows XP or better.' So I installed Linux.
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