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Re: installing on Sony VAIO PCG-N505SN

#include <hallo.h>
* Torsten Curdt [Mon, Sep 09 2002, 12:39:33PM]:
> I am trying to install woody with the latest netinst disks on my Sony VAIO 
> PCG-N505SN but up to now failed misserably.
> After inserting the root disk and pressing return I get a

Into which drive did you insert the root disk? Usual floppy drive or
kind of USB attached device? The kernel expectes a floppy driver, for
all kinds of USB-floppy drives you would need a modified boot-floppies
set. Look somewhere in bugs.debian.org/boot-floppies for similar topics,
IIRC people were working at this things.

> Looking up the screen I found also
>   request_module[scsi_hostadapter]: Root fs not mounted

Ignore this, you don't have SCSI.

> I have run SuSE 7.3 and 8.0 before.

How installed? CD? Boot floppy?

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