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Re: install report: sid on i386, pure SCSI

Herbert Kaminski wrote:
> trying to install  sarge-i386-netinst.iso  from
> http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/sid_d-i/netinst/i386/20040131/
> on a pure SCSI drives me crazy :-]

What scsi controller please? d-i's CD knows about several common
controllers, but the less common ones do still require a driver floppy.
I've updated all the docs, which were a bit out of date in this area.

> and mount CD-ROM" or "Load installer components" both restarts 
> hardware detection, this time telling me that it is missing modules
> 'initio' and '8238too' and I need to load them from a floppy.
> This continues endlessly.

In "Load Installer Components", you pick "Fetch modules from a floppy"
from the little menu that appears after the hardware detection.

see shy jo

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