Bug#471776: Installation Reports [Debian Installer Lenny Beta 1]
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Frans Pop wrote:
> 2) Boot the installer with 'install b44.blacklist=yes'.
> This will block the kernel from loading the driver for your network card. If
> that fixes the hang, we know that it's a kernel issue.
So, it works with this solution. Thank you for your explanation!
Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
Initial boot: [O]
Detect network card: [O] (Manual configuration => b44: Broadcom
4400 10/100 PCI Ethernet)
Configure network: [O]
Detect CD: [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives: [O]
Partition hard drives: [O]
Install base system: [O]
Clock/timezone setup: [O]
User/password setup: [O]
Install tasks: [O]
Install boot loader: [O]
Overall install: [O]
The installation took place perfectly, with the exception of the
network connection. After googled and read some reports, I just tried
to "reload" my network card by running modprobe b44. It works well
now. Thank you again :-)
> Note that we will be switching to a 2.6.24 kernel soon for the installer, so
> it may be good to try again then.
I will try again