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Re: network installation - wlan/plip

Andika Triwidada wrote:

> Hi Karsten,
> On Sat, 12 Jun 2004 13:46:54 +0200, Karsten Römke <k.roemke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I'm starting with debian, better starting again :-) I have an old
>> laptop omnibook 5700 with 166MHz/32MB/2.1GB. I want install debian3.0.
>> Laptop has no cdrom. I have a wireless lan card belkin F5D6020g
>> and as alternative a cable for the parallel port.
>> problems:
>> 1.) wlan does not work, belkin card is just flashing, and the installer
>>     says that the network isn't configured (I tried to configure with
>>     static IP and set the essind and frequency in
>>     /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opt
>> 2.) plip does not work, if I try to modprobe the module it says device
>>     is busy
>>     - I tried it from the slink (debian2.1) rescue disc -> it works!?
> Which Debian version did you try? 3.0 (woody) or 2.1 (slink)?
> I suggest you use 3.0.
I use debian3.0 and ppp does not work.
I use slink and ppp works.
wireless lan does not work at all.

> Now about installation method. Since you don't have CDROM,
> you can try netinstall method usinv wireless. But you have to tweak PCMCIA
> configuration files like discussed in:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/uug-discuss@clubs.byu.edu/msg11478.html
> Hope that helps,
I will look at it!
THanks for your fast answer



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