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Bug#391288: d-i fails to install on an optiplex 745 (no ICH8 driver)

# because it is a "support my hardware"
severity 391288 wishlist
thanks control at BTS

Op 05-10-2006 om 15:05 schreef Jason Martens:
> Package: installation-reports
> Boot method: netboot, usb drive
> Image version: daily installer build from October 5th, 2006
> Date: October 5th, 2006
> Output of lspci and lspci -n:
> 00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) 4 port SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
> 00:1f.5 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) 2 port SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)

> 00:1f.2 0101: 8086:2820 (rev 02)
> 00:1f.5 0101: 8086:2825 (rev 02)
> The net-install cd failed, because it couldn't find the CD-Rom drive.
> The usb disk install booted, and found the daily iso on the drive, but
> neither could detect any disk drives (except the USB drive).  I used
> today's d-i build for both installs, with no success.  I believe that
> the ICH8 controller needs 2.6.18 to work.  Any idea when d-i will be
> available with 2.6.18?

   I believe I should not be joking about other persons believe.

I believe this bugreport is about the kernel not knowning which kernel module
to use or no kernel module (yet?) available.

If I had the Optiplex at hand,
I would go to VT2 and `modprobe` various SATA kernel modules.

> Thanks,
> Jason Martens


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