Re: Custom driver image for etch
Op 09-04-2008 om 13:54 schreef Paul Civati:
> I need to use a kernel module at install time and thereafter,
> for a RAID card that isn't supported in the standard kernels.
Please spent effort in a dialog with the manufacturer of the RAID card.
Explain them that you what to use their product with Linux.
> I could build a custom installer/kernel, but I'd really like
> to only install the driver module so that the system can still
> make use of the standard updated kernels. Presuming that any
> apt upgraded kernels would not wipe out my custom driver.
> I see the debian-installer will load a driver image if I want,
> but I can't find anywhere that says how to go about creating
> So how do I go about creating a custom driver image?
> Or any other insight on how to load additional modules?
I think that http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Modify may help.
> Preferably I would like this to be loadable during a PXE
> initiated install.