help with DSL/DHCP install
ive been trying to install potato for a few days and hope this email list will
be the trick..
as i know we're all busy ill try to be brief. i have a dell inspiron 7000
laptop with a PCMCIA card to connect to DSL via DHCP (thats what the DSL tech
support guy told me last night). the ethernet/DSL card works with win98. i
was going to install my old cds - slink (2.1) but someone on #debian
(irc.debian.org) told me just to do an install of potato; this sounded good
because for some crazy reason i couldnt get my mouse working in X (new bios
maybe). anyway, i have windows on 2 megs of the partition and want to put
debian on the other 6. after a while i got the base sytem installed (by
downloading the files to the win98 partition and installing from a "previously
side note: the base install was rather tricky and is something id like to work
anyway, now im stuck. i dont know how to install the rest of the system.
more specifically, i dont know how to get apt to understand that there's a
PCMCIA card there just dying to connect to some ftp site with the files on
any suggestions? is it possible? (im assuming so... ;)
dell inpiron 7000 laptop
3com pcmcia card
tons of patience...
much MUCH thanks ahead of time,
all the best,