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Re: sarge-install onto Thinkpad

Bibek Sahu wrote:
> I recently wiped my partition table (accidentally... ugh... don't ask) and
> figured now might be a good time to do a fresh install of Debian onto an
> otherwise Linux-happy laptop (IBM Thinkpad A21p).
> Since I want to install Sarge directly, it was suggested to me that I
> write to debian-boot and ask about it.  I found
> http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/ and was going to just follow the
> directions for the "testing" net-boot CD, but figured I'd check here
> first.
> So... above and beyond creating said net-boot CD, is there anything I need
> to know?  The networking for the laptop is via. a PCMCIA card (DLink
> something; ne-2000 compatible, if I remember right).

debian-installer is not 100% there for pcmcia, you will need to manually
install pcmcia-cs and the pcmcia-modules for your kernel from the CD after
the install.

see shy jo

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