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Bug#253033: installation-reports

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 02:16:53AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 09:12:41PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>>Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>> Hmmm. That wasn't very successful. Netcfg loaded fine off the CD, but
>>> only after I loaded it by hand. The 3c59x driver for the network card
>>> in the test machine just didn't get loaded.
>>> Looking at the *nic* .udebs on the image, they seem quite old (9th
>>> May); is that normal?
>>I don't know about the dates, if the nic-modules udeb is for the 2.4.26
>>kernel and is version 0.62, then it's current.
>>I think that the problem with netcfg is that it's not in
>>.disk/udeb_include for these images; its priority does not cause it to
>>be loaded by default, though we should revisit that since we seem to
>>want it everywhere. Anyway, listing it, ethdetect, pcmcia-cs-udeb, and
>>wireless-tools-udeb in .disk/udeb_include may fix that.
>Cool. I'll try that now. There's nothing listed there atm:
>sledge:/home/steve# less /mnt/.disk/udeb_include 
>/mnt/.disk/udeb_include: No such file or directory

Hmmm. No joy there either. It's loaded the ethdetect and netcfg
modules, but nada on finding the NIC itself. Hmmm. Ah, the CD is still
missing discover1. Copying that over from the netinst image and trying

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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