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Bug#242827: installation report

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 09:47:54PM -0400, psi@psi-aus.com wrote:
> Anyway, I know I have to use the eepro module for this NIC, but when I
> select it from the list the module fails to load, a bit more hardware
> detection ensues then I'm presented with the list again.  Of course the
> problem is that the module wants some parameters, in this case it wants
> "io=0xYYY", this can be done with an 'insmod' from TTY2, but newbies won't
> know this.
> I filed a bug against module 'ne' for the same problem and it appears to
> have been fixed, can we do the same for eepro if the module load fails?  I
> imagine almost all ISA based NIC's (even some PnP types) will fail in this
> way so this bug report should possibly ripple out to all ISA NIC based
> modules that will be present on the d-i media.

The Debian installer will always prompt for module parameters
before loading the ne module because it requires an io= parameter.

Will the eepro module autodetect some cards?  Or does it always
require certain parameters?

Matt Kraai            kraai@ftbfs.org            http://ftbfs.org/

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