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Re: Trouble installing Debian

On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 09:50:13AM -0600, Glenn Murray (gmurray@Mines.EDU) wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to install Debian 2.2 on two graduate students' machines. The
> install boots from the CD but is unable to find the hard drive.
> The machines are:
> Dell Dimension XPS T800r, BIOS version A09
> Setup reports the zip and cd on the secondary IDE controller,
> and Win2K reports  the hard drive controller as
> WDC WD20 4BA SCSI Disk Device
> Neither of the two boot options "aic7xxx=..." helps.

Who's CD (there is no "Debian" CD, only packages by other
organizations), and what version of Debian?

What boot messages and/or error output do you get?

What SCSI card do you have?

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