Re: Debian Etch on IBM JS20 fails on hard drive
Sven Luther wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 02:51:42PM -0500, Mathew Binkley wrote:
>> Hello. I attemped to install Debian Etch on a IBM JS20 using an iso
>> from 09/22/2006. The install works correctly until it tries (and fails)
>> to detect the PATA hard drive. None of the modules listed will work
>> with it.
> The amd74xx is the one in charge, can you go into a console, and then do an
> lsmod to see if it is loaded ?
> can you try modprobing it ? I can't really check it out myself, since my devel
> box is currently down right now, and i have no checked out tree.
> Mayube someone else within the d-i team can look at the powerpc kernel .udebs
> to see where the amd74xx module is included and further help MAthew ?
Apologies for not getting back earlier. I've downloaded the Oct 3
Debian testing PPC, and I'm still having the same problem. lsmod does
not show the amd74xx driver loaded. modprobe doesn't work either; the
driver is not in /lib/modules.
I appreciate the help you guys are offering. We've been stuck using
SuSE on these blades for two years. I'm *greatly* looking forward to
the day I can use a good OS on them. :-)