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Bug#248787: installation-reports



* jeff@896tech.com <jeff@896tech.com> [2004-05-12 21:00]:

> I have 2 network cards and nether can get an address using the default 2.4
> kernel, though gnoppix 0.6.0 RC1 seems to have no problem, which uses the
> 2.4.24 kernel.

Strange.  Your card uses the natsemi module, right?  Can you open a
shell on the 2nd virtual terminal (alt-F2), and a) check if this
module has been loaded (look at /proc/modules) and b) and if not load
it by hand (modprobe natsemi).  Does that help?

> Wishlist item, some motherboards have 2 cards in them, and some companies
> add an additional card, but most users only use 1 card.  I think it would
> be really slick if the installer could detect which card had a connection
> and defaulted to it.

Yes, this has been requested already: #248061: Show which network card is active

> Partitioning:
> I really want to try out the LVM modules, but the 2.6 kernel doesn't seem
> to support it.  I got a message that claimed "LVM modal is not loaded".  I
> looked in the /lib/modules and didn't see it in there.  I'm guessing that

Strange, this should definitely work.  Okay, I see what might possibly
be wrong.  Let me CC the LVM maintainer Andres Salomon.  Andres,
lvmcfg tests whether LVM is available by checking if /proc/lvm exists.
I guess this might not exist on 2.6.  How can I find out if LVM is
available?

> Create file systems:    [E]

What failed here?  Did you not continue without LVM?
-- 
Martin Michlmayr
tbm@cyrius.com



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