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Re: Selectable bay on Tecra 730CDT and modules.dep

I have installed Debian Potato and Woody on a Toshiba Tecra 730xcdt. It will
boot from the external drive and read the select bay cdrom. Check your bios
settings to make sure the boot order is a:, c:.

----- Original Message -----
From: "alberto" <albertobig@libero.it>
To: <debian-laptop@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 2:33 PM
Subject: Selectable bay on Tecra 730CDT and modules.dep

> Hi,
> I'm trying to install Debian on an old Tecra 730CDT and I have 2 major
> problems, so far:
> 1)
> The laptop has a Selectable Bay where you either slot the Floppy drive or
> CD-ROM. It also have an external floppy.
> I can't boot fron the external floppy, I put the floppy in the bay and I
> can't use the CDROM to install the base and the rest.
> Does anybody know if  it is possible to boot from the external floppy?
> 2)
> Anyway, for this first time I installed from floppies. I can't get too far
> though.
> After reboot, infact I get thousands of messages about modprobe being
> to open dependency file in /libmodules/2.2.17/modules.dep
> Those messages make it impossible to continue.
> How can I stop them?
> thanks.
> alberto
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