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Re: Bug#253033: installation-reports

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 09:15:20AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>Peter Yellman wrote:
>> http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/cd/jigdo-area/i386/sarge-i386-1.jigdo 
>> Multiple attempts -- at least 5.  Tried linux, expert, linux26, 
>> expert26. Never offered the opportunity to configure network.  Tried 
>> with 2 different NICs - a common Macronix, and an Intel e100.  Installer 
>> seemed to see NIC -- module was loaded in alt console, but never started 
>> network configuration.
>This is a known problem with the full CDs, depsite numerous requests to
>the debian-cd guys to fix this, they do not include the netcfg udeb
>necessary to get the network configured. They also don't include a
>usable set of packages to get X working, or some hardware working
>post-install, so I cannot recommend you use them if you want a working
>system -- use the netinst CDs.

I must have blinked and missed these. If you can give me a list of
which files are needed, or a pointer as to how to work it out I'll get
onto this later today for you.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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