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Re: Newbie question -- Installing with Adaptec 2940

> I'm trying to install debian 1.1 from the Infomagic CD set, and using the 
> boot1440.bin image for the boot disk I can't get it to recognize my 2940
> SCSI adapter.  I have a hard disk and a Jaz drive on the SCSI card, and
> I found the directory of patches for the adaptec cards, but don't know 
> how to use them.  I also found the special kernels on the ftp site but 
> couldn't figure out which one if any would work.  Finally, I tried a 
> variety of 'boot:' parameters with no luck.

Good. Look in ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/stable/disks-i386/make-floppies and
you'll see that it's special kernel number 1 or 9 that you want.

> Can someone point me in the right direction?  I realize this is an old
> question but I've been working at it for a while with no success.  
> Thanks.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Robert Platt     McGill-Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute
> "For every complex and difficult problem there is always a simple and easy
> solution ... and it's wrong."  
>  				--  H.L. Mencken
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------


						Martin S.

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