Bug#720898: netinst cd on Haswell: No ethernet card detected
Trying the Stable debian-installer on a Haswell PC
(Intel DH87MC) I got no network connection. d-i said:
No ethernet card detected
Manually choosing the e1000 or e1000e did not help.
Since Testing/Unstable is not an option in this case,
this is a serious problem. Without network its _highly_
difficult to install the backports kernel. For the
netinst CD this failure is fatal.
I would suggest to improve compatibility to Haswell
in d-i for Stable. Of course I understand that Haswell
is still very new, but Wheezy is supposed to last for
yet another year.
Many thanx. Keep on your good work.