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Bug#221239: Debian Installer fails to detect BCM4400 ethernet

Damien Solley wrote:
> Debian-installer-version: downloaded sarge-i386-netinst.iso image
> (112MB) on 2003/11/17. 

From what url? It's not clear if you downloaded the beta version of the
installer, or a daily build. I'm guessing this was a daily.

> The installer failed to detect the built-in Broadcom BCM4401 chipset
> ethernet device. There is a kernel module for this in 2.4.22-1-386,
> module b44. Was unable to load the module from second console
> (Ctrl-Alt-F2).

The b44 module was added to the installer on November 5th, and just
missed getting into the beta. If you try a daily build it should be

see shy jo

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