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Re: Custom Kernel in DI, but How to Install It?



On Thursday 18 January 2007 09:01, Bill Goffe wrote:
> I got some hardware (a 3Ware RAID card) this is supported in 2.6.19.
> Following http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Modify/CustomKernel I
> built a custom mini CD with this kernel. It now boots fine and I can go
> through the installation process. However, as you might guess, the
> installer wants to install a 2.6.18 kernel and doesn't appear to give
> me the option of using the one I built in for DI. I don't see anything
> in any manuals, FAQ, or wikis about this issue. Running the install in
> expert mode doesn't seem to give me any such options.
>
> Any ideas what I can do?

The easiest option is to switch to VT2 after the base-installation phase, 
chroot into /target and install your own kernel manually (dpkg -i) after 
retrieving the package from a webserver (wget) or USB stick or something.

Cheers,
FJP

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