Re: Mounting SCSI CD-ROM during Install
Rob Lilley wrote:
>I am attempting to install the stable version of Debian 2.1 distributed by
>O'Reilly. All is fine until install asks me to identify the CD-ROM where
>the Debian CD is. All of my drives are SCSI and this includes the CD-ROM.
>The floppy is IDE and I am booting from it (."This disk uses Linux 2.2.12
>I selected 'scd0' from the list of CD-ROM devices and this does not mount.
>When I [alternate] [F2]'d into the other virtual console I found that
>/dev/scd0 is "not supported by the kernel" by attempting to mount the CD-ROM
>manually. The block device 'scd0 is in /dev with a max of '8'. An error
>message during the mount process stated that I should try loading a driver
>using a loadable module - I presume for the proper SCSI driver. The boot
>parameters offered at the boot prompt [F5] helps didn't include one for NCR
>(???). Any suggestions as to where to go from here? This is getting a
>little over my head <grin>.
Did you install appropriate SCSI support modules? (Under the option
"Configure device driver modules", I think)
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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