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Re: PCMCIA CD-ROM drive missing ide-cs.o on sarge floppies

Andrew Scott wrote:
> I downloaded some of the official sarge/testing CDs last week, and had a
> bit of trouble with the installer recognising my CD-ROM drive.

Last week means you probably got beta 3 of the installer.

> I have a Toshiba Portege 3480 and its (TEAC) floppy is USB and its (TARGA)
> CD-ROM is PCMCIA. I created the set of 4 floppies for install (boot, root,
> CD drivers, net drivers) and started it up.
> However, the CD-ROM could not be recognised. In the set of modules on the
> two drivers disks, the required ide/legacy/ide-cs.o file was missing.

This was added to the CD in beta4.

> I had to load CD-ROM #1 on another Debian install, find
> kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.25-1-386 and "dpkg --unpack" it. Copy this onto
> a disk, then boot off the floppies again.
> Dropping into a shell, I copied the file into
> /lib/modules/2.4.25-1-386/kernel/drivers and all was good.
> Can this file be included in the default set of boot floppies?

Hang on, you say you're using floppies? Can't you boot off the CD drive?

The pcmcia storage modules are too large to fit on the CD driver floppy.

see shy jo

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