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Re: debian on HP proliant

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 09:24:49PM +0200, Markus Oswald wrote:
> Am Sa, den 17.04.2004 schrieb Nathan Eric Norman um 18:22:
> > > > The installer from woody has built-in support for the cciss controller
> > > > on at least the Proliant DL 580 G2.
> > > 
> > > > It works smoothly, but lacks support for the default installed 3com
> > > > gig-ethernet adapter (tg3 driver), once installed,
> > > 
> > > The network installer for sarge detects the t3 gig-ethernet adaptor
> > > automagically. --We're moving to Sarge now.
> > 
> > This is true, but d-i doesn't support booting off the SmartArray
> > because the cciss driver is a module.  I already installed onto a
> > DL360, but couldn't install a bootblock.
> Hu? I installed Woody (bf24) on a couple of DL380G3 without a hitch -
> the cciss works just fine and you can of course boot from it.
> The only "special" thing I do is to load the module for the installed
> NIC (Broadcom bcm57xx - tg3.o) so I can download a new kernel as soon as
> the base-system is installed...

Good point if I were using the woody boot-floppies.  However I was
using the d-i iso.  I also tried the d-i floppy images.  In no case
can you of course boot from it.

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
          -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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