Bug#2336: Wide SCSI compatability with Debian 0.93R6
> 1. I am trying to use a Adaptec 2940 Wide scsi adapter with a 4.0 gb scsi
> drive. I notice that the 2940 is on the compatability list, but not the
> wide version.
I think that the fast, wide Adaptec 2940 SCSI adapter isn't supported in
Linux kernels earlier than 1.3.52. The kernel in the 0.93R6 system is
> 2. I downloaded the three base diskette files, but when I gnu-unzip them
> they seem slightly larger than 1.44 diskette.
Well, gzip -d reports the exact number of bytes, not the number of "MBytes"
which is commonly used to refer to 2^20 bytes, i.e., 1 MByte = 1048576 bytes.
> Do I use RAWRITE to copy the files onto diskette?
> 3. Is there a CD-ROM version of Debian 0.93R6? I am not quite so
> forturnate to have a T1 link to my work or home.
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This issue has a late version of the 0.93R6 release, including
mods to it since November's release (notably to the boot &
> Any help will be appreciated ;-)
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P.S. debian-bugs is actually not the appropriate mailing list for your
question. Rather, questions like this one (how-to ...?) should be
directed to debian-user. Hope that helps.