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Re: Installation problems

on Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 03:04:59PM -0600, James Copland (magus1011@hotmail.com) wrote:
> I'm having problems installing Debian on my system. I have the Promise
> UDMA66 card, a SiS 6326 video card and an Aureal Vortex 2 AU8830 sound card.
> None of these install, nor does my /dev/lp0 even though I know it is ECP, at
> 0x378-0x37F and 0x778-0x774 on IRQ 7 and DMA 3.
> I finally worked out how to install. Instead of using floppies and then
> typing some, undocumented in the install manual, parameters, I downloaded
> the install from hard disk files in the udma66 directory. Once I duplicated
> the way they were setup, I could boot to Debian and start the install
> process.
> I need to know what drivers to add to my kernel for the above devices. I am
> aware that there is no support for the AU8830 other than that at
> SourceForge. The Aureal package there says it works on RedHat (6.0 - 6.2
> kernel 2.2.16 and 2.4) and Slackware (7.0 kernel 2.2.16 and 2.4). What are
> the chances it will work on Debian?

No specific experience with Aureal, but in general, kernal module
support is entirely distro *in*dependent.  Shouldna matter, guv.

> TIA for your help,
> James.
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