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Bug#292476: Package: Debian-Installer

(please follow up to the BTS so we keep the full history of the problem)

On Thursday 27 January 2005 15:23, you wrote:
> > Try selecting only general ide modules (like ide-cd).
> > Try to find out what combination of modules works and what does not.
> After selecting the right modules (all), this is wat it tells me:

You must have misunderstood me. _Don't_ select all modules, just select 
the general ide modules (ide-generic, ide-cd) instead and check if your 
CD drive works then.
The idea is that there may be a module conflict and we need to find out 
what it is.

> Unable to load some modules <blah>
> The unavailable modules, and the devices that need them are: e1000
> (Intel Corporation 82547GI Gigabit Ethernet Controller), e100 (Intel
> Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100]), ide-mod (Linux IDE driver),
> ide-probe-mod (Linux IDE probe driver), ide-detect (Linux IDE
> detection), ide-floppy (Linux IDE floppy).

This is not relevant.

> The same CD with the same 2.6 kernel worked and loaded all necessary
> modules on my other computer, a regular hp Vectra DL420, so the CD is
> fine. I guess that it's just a matter of missing modules on the CD to
> detect the hardware correct.
> However, I just finally succedded in installing it using Knoppix (and
> with a lot of workarounds...).

In that case, please send us the output of 'lspci' and 'lspci -n' so we 
can see what kind of hardware is in the machine.
The output of 'lsmod' should be usefull as well.


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