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[help] modules preload documentation

Could a native speaker proofread this?

Index: en/tech-info.sgml
RCS file: /cvs/debian-boot/boot-floppies/documentation/en/tech-info.sgml,v
retrieving revision 1.26
diff -u -r1.26 tech-info.sgml
--- en/tech-info.sgml	2002/04/15 04:33:21	1.26
+++ en/tech-info.sgml	2002/04/15 22:45:09
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@
 you didn't perform the last step properly, then
 &Configure-Device-Driver-Modules; won't find any modules and thus
 will be sad.
 <!-- end i386 --> ]]>
 <![ %m68k [ 
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@
 custom kernel to <file>/mnt/linux.bin.gz</file>.
 <p>If you want to be complete about it, you'll also want to gzip the
-System.map from your custom kernel and place it in <file>/mnt</file>
+System.map from your custom kernel, gzip it and place it in <file>/mnt</file>
 as sys_map.gz and gzip the .config and place it in <file>/mnt</file>
 as config.gz.
@@ -170,6 +170,37 @@
+<![ %i386 [ 
+<sect>Alternative way: preloading existing modules
+If you need an essential driver in order to access the harddisk or installation
+source device, you can take existing modules instead of recompiling the whole
+kernel. You can preload driver modules from a floppy disk before mounting the
+root partition. To prepare a such floppy, you will need:
+<item>Another box with running Linux, a floppy drive and usuall tools</item>
+<item>Alternatively, you can do this on a Win32 machine, using usual windows tools and GNU tar and gzip (or Winzip)
+<item>a fresh formated floppy disk</item>
+<item>pen and paper</item>
+To create the preload disk, do the following (assuming that you are on a Linux box, with your Debian CD-ROM mounted in /cdrom and you are going to use the bf2.4 flavor later):
+<item>Create a temporary directory and change to it ("cd /tmp; mkdir work; cd work")
+<item>Extract the kernel and modules for the flavor that you want to install with...
+tar zxvf /cdrom/debian/dists/woody/main/disks-i386/current/bf2.4/drivers.tgz
+tar zxvf modules.tgz
+less lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/modules.dep
+<item>Read the modules.dep file, locate the modules that you were looking for, and note it's dependencies. Notice the order in that the modules depends on each other. Do the same for all dependencies, unless you have a list with modules that can be loaded without dependencies.
+<item>Copy all required modules to a separate location.
+<item>Format your floppy disk, create the msdos filesystem ("mformat a:").
+<item>Make a directory called "boot" on the floppy disk. Copy all required modules to this directory.
+<item>Ready, you can use this disk to preload modules. Do not lose your notices, you may need them to load modules in the correct order.
+<!-- end i386 --> ]]>
Wenn ich's nicht compilieren kann, ist es nicht frei
                                  -- Joey in #debian.de

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