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Bug#512546: Ethernet card not found

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 02:38:50PM +1000, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Vincent McIntyre (Vince.McIntyre@atnf.csiro.au):
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > this problem is also occurring on Dell Optiplex 780 machines,
> > the PCI ID of the network card is 8086:10de.
> > 
> > I tried installing using this netboot image:
> >  http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/dists/lenny/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/debian-installer/i386/
> > which has the date stamp '20090123lenny7' in boot-screens/f1.txt.
> Have you tried with the netboot (*not netinst*) image  which you can
> find at http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer under "Daily builds"?

I haven't, because I was trying to install Debian Stable.
I understand I could try to install Stable with the daily builds,
I've been avoiding this since there has been a lot of flux these
past few months and I was waiting for a fix for #568495.
I'll try the daily and report back.

I did try out kmuto's builds (http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/),
build 0116 does have support for this network card.

When I can get the current stable kernel installed (2.6.26-24lenny1)
I can report whether the card is supported or not.


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