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Bug#385233: Debian Netinstall 3.1r2 cannot detect cdrom on Intel D945GNT motherboard

Thanks. :)  I used the Testing (etch) nightly snapshot and it worked OK.

However, there is a minor annoyance that should be addressed before the next
Stable release.  When selecting Reiserfs for root partition, /etc/fstab gets
created with the "notail" mount option even when it is not selected during
install.  Noatime is fine and desired (and was selected) but notail on a
Reiser v3 filesystem is a waste of space due to no tail-packing.

Also, the Ethernet device detection order could use some work; eth0 should be
the motherboard Intel 1000 (it showed up as eth2 with DHCP); there is also a
PCI card using the 8139too driver, which got detected as eth0.  There is no
3rd ethernet device.

Referring back to lspci:
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573V Gigabit Ethernet
Controller (Copper) (rev 03)
07:02.0 Ethernet controller: D-Link System Inc RTL8139 Ethernet (rev 10)

The motherboard Ethernet device is 1st.

According to dmesg:
ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.27
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:07:02.0[A] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 185
eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0x1000, 00:40:05:39:09:ef, IRQ 185
eth0:  Identified 8139 chip type 'RTL-8100B/8139D'
hdb: cache flushes supported
 hdb: hdb2
e1000: 0000:02:00.0: e1000_probe: (PCI Express:2.5Gb/s:Width x1)
e1000: eth1: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:07:05.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 177
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:1d.0[A] -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ 74
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:1d.0 to 64
JFS: nTxBlock = 8192, nTxLock = 65536
i8xx TCO timer: heartbeat value must be 2<heartbeat<39, using 30
i8xx TCO timer: initialized (0x0460). heartbeat=30 sec (nowayout=0)
e1000: eth2: e1000_watchdog_task: NIC Link is Up 100 Mbps Full Duplex
NET: Registered protocol family 10
lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
ACPI: Power Button (FF) [PWRF]
ACPI: Sleep Button (CM) [SLPB]
eth2: no IPv6 routers present

Thanks for the links.

--- Geert Stappers <stappers@stappers.nl> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 04:29:29PM -0700, Dave Bechtel wrote:
> > Package: installation-reports
> > 
> > Boot method:  CD
> > Image version:  April 2006,
> > Debian FTP site - Debian Netinstall 3.1 R2 
> Please use newer debian-installer such as version "Beta 3"
> >
> > Disk: SATA 80GB 7200RPM
>  <snip/>
> > 0000:00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR/GH (ICH7 Family)
> Serial ATA Storage Controllers cc=IDE (rev 01)
>  <snip/>
> > --Knoppix 2006.0601 and Ubuntu 6.06.1 (64-bit) booted OK and detected all
> HW.
> > Sarge may just need a more recent kernel - I will try Debian Unstable.
> "Beta 3" has a new kernel.
> See also http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/SataAtapiHowto
> and let us known it works for you.
> Cheers
> Geert Stappers

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