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Re: Boot disk images -- the only way?

On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, Goswin Brederlow wrote:

> I did use loadlin in that way but then there wasn't any help available.
> Why is that? It makes installing of modules a bit difficult if you don't
> know which module does what.

I agree that the following section could be enhanced:

-> Configure the Device Drivers
-> Select the Configure Device Drivers menu item and look for devices 
-> that are on your system.
-> Configure those device drivers, and they will be loaded whenever your 
-> system boots. If you want to
-> install the base system via NFS you must load and configure the driver 
-> module for your network card.
-> You can't load PCMCIA device drivers here. Once your system is 
-> installed, you can install the
-> pcmcia-cs package. This detects PCMCIA cards automatically, and 
-> configures the ones it finds. It
-> also copes with hot-plugging the cards while the system is booted - 
-> they will all be configured as
-> they are plugged in, and de-configured when you unplug them.



Syrus Nemat-Nasser <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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