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Re: Retry.. no more crybaby bs

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 05:34:27PM -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
> OK, list posters, you've advised me to coninue my efforts and step
> back to potato. (See thread suject `Enough time wasted.. moving on')
> A coulpe of posters have suggested a network install.  Thing is I have
> $40 dollars worth of cds setting here.  Surely I can at least use them
> to get the base install going and maybe get my nic setup. Then do the
> rest via network?
> In the last three attempts my nic is not recognized and any attempt to
> install one of the 3com drivers is rejected.  I didn't capture any
> error info but will this time if it comes up.  My card is:
> 3Com 3C905B-TX (PCI)

those cd's sound suspicious/flaky.  

i'd troubleshoot the nic prob down 
to atleast having legit "potato" 
media--_valid_ cd's or download the 
flies (from http://www.debian.org)
for "base" install floppies.  i
believe i have the same nic.
...never had "recognition" probs. 

(doesn't http://www.cheapbytes.com
sell "potato" for like, $6.00?)

"...$40.00"?  ouch!  and it's 

(shall we go snipe hunting?)



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