Bug#391288: d-i fails to install on an optiplex 745 (no ICH8 driver)
Geert Stappers wrote:
> Op 14-10-2006 om 12:36 schreef Jason Martens:
>> Geert Stappers wrote:
>>> If I had the Optiplex at hand,
>>> I would go to VT2 and `modprobe` various SATA kernel modules.
>> I know that the ICH8 SATA drivers were added in 2.6.18, as I got this
>> box installed using debootstrap and a kanotix live cd (which has
>> 2.6.18). After installing the base system with at 2.6.18 kernel, I was
>> able to boot the box with the stock debian 2.6.18 kernel. So, I can't
>> remember right now exactly which module it is, but this is basically a
>> "please add the 2.6.18 kernel to d-i" request. Or, backport the Intel
>> ICH8 SATA drivers...
> Please restart the debian-installer and `modprobe ahci`
> and report back if d-i does see the disks.
> (no need to repartition nor re-install your computer)
> That test is import. (it is not unknown when 2.6.18 goes in d-i)
I tried again with they most recent d-i daily snapshot of the hd-media
(and netinstall.iso). I ran "modprobe ahci", but it still did not
detect the sata disks.
> Geert Stappers