debian install error
I just installed debian distribution of linix.
However when I boot up, it stops right after saying:
Configuring serial ports: /dev/cua1 :device or resource busy.
When asked the questions about my serial ports during install,
I told it the following
a modem on Com 1
microsoft serial mouse on Com 2
I also have a 3com503-16 card if that does anything for you.
I am somewhat new to this, so please forgive any really dumb mistakes.
Incidentally, the whole debian arrangment is pretty slick. However there were
two places where I think a couple more lines of text would be helpful:
1.Does your machine require additional networking setup?
At this point I wasn't really sure what "additional setup" meant. Perhaps you
should ask if they know the gateway and ip address of their machine, if on a
network, or something a little less vague.
2. Would you like to create a custom boot disk?
Perhaps a line or two here would help also. (like what a boot disk is useful
for and so on)
also, it's not entirely clear what the user is supposed to do with LILO. it
says debian doesn't do it for you; it might be good to suggest what the user