----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian Perrier" <email@example.com>
To: "Thiemo Seufer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 10:36 AM
Subject: Bug#283456: installation-reports
> > > > Comments/Problems:
> > > > Was it really that difficult to include kernel/driver/scsi/initio.ko
> > >
> > > Well, given the highest level of information you provide, I'm afraid
> > > noone can do anything.
> > >
> > > It seems that your hard disk wasn't detected but as we have no idea of
> > > the interface your system has, finding a solution may be quite hard.
> > The 2.6 Debian kernel doesn't build initio.ko (I don't know why), so it
> > isn't available in the installer. 2.4 builds the initio module.
> Thanks, Thimeo, for the additionnal information.
> To bug submitter : can you confirm this was during a 2.6 install
> (booting with "linux26")?
Yes, this was during an attempted 2.6.x install. I'm sorry the comment
seemed vague. I have already become aware of the underlying problem
of this module not being built in the Debian kernel in the first place and
have taken up the issue with the debian-kernel group.