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Bug#269734: (forw) Re: Bug#269734: debian-installer: 3w-9xxx module not autodetected

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----- Forwarded message from Mika S Marjamäki <mika.marjamaki@movial.fi> -----

Subject: Re: Bug#269734: debian-installer: 3w-9xxx module not autodetected
From: Mika S Marjamäki <mika.marjamaki@movial.fi>
To: Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
Organization: Movial
X-Mailer: Ximian Evolution 1.4.6 
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 12:59:55 +0300

pe, 2004-09-03 kello 12:20, Christian Perrier kirjoitti:
> reassign 269734 discover1
> thanks

Should I do this or...? (If, how?)

> Quoting Mika S Marjamäki (mika.marjamaki@movial.fi):
> > Package: debian-installer
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > I'm trying to install Sarge with daily netboot images on i386 platform.
> > 
> > I need 3w-9xxx module for my hardware (SATA-RAID-adapter). The module is
> > in kernel module udebs but hardware autodetection thinks that it should
> > load 3w-xxxx which doesn't work for 3Ware 9000-series adapters.
> As a workaround, you can probably go to 2nd console and use "modprobe
> 3w-9xxx". Then, from the D-I main menu, restart the step which failed.

Yes I did that already. The machine didn't boot though because it
installed kernel 2.6.7, not 2.6.8 which includes the 3w-9xxx module.

> For helping a better hardware recongnition, can you please post the
> output of lspci -n and pspci -v to this bug report ?

I can do that probably later today or next week, when I get the machine
installed first.

> Besides this : did you use the Finnish language for the installation ?
> If you didn't, considering it would help in debugging the translation,
> for sure. If you did, congratulations.....and don't hesitate to report
> any error, inconsistency, whatever....

I once tried using the Finnish with Debian Installer. However, I noticed
that either 10 years of Linux/Unix system administration is not enough
or maybe the translation is bad or maybe Finnish ain't the language to
use with computers because I didn't know how to do the installation in
Finnish. :D


Mika S. Marjamäki    <mika.marjamaki@movial.fi>    +358-44-5556966
Movial Oy            <http://www.movial.fi/>

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