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Re: m68k debian-installer call for testers

On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 04:35:22AM -0600, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 01:46:04PM -0600, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > Debian-installer has gotten to the point on m68k that it's ready for a
> > few more people than me to try to break it. Ideally, we'd like d-i to
> > work before beta 3 gets released in a few weeks.
> I tried this last night on my Amiga2000. Doesn't quite work yet...

Hello Christian.

> The ramdisk option for Amiga is "ramdisk=20000", and you have to type it
> right as well... I also use the debian-installer/framebuffer option, not
> sure if that is necessary.
> Installation then starts, but it fails to detect my network card, it is an
> ariadne2 and I know it works. It is not built into the kernel, but it is a
> module in the kernel-image, some time ago the name changed from ariadne2 to
> zorro8390. I had a look in /lib/modules/2.4.24/kernel, but it is empty? Can
> I load the module manually somehow (where are the modules hiding?) or do I
> have to build a kernel-image where the NICs are compiled in? The installer
> has been loading lots of ide modules, so there must be modules somewhere.

Can you look in /lib/modules/2.4.24/drivers/net or something such, what
module is there. I suppose if the module name did change, then the
module name in linux-kernel-di needs to change also.


Sven Luther

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