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.
sell "potato" for like, $6.00?)
"...$40.00"? ouch! and it's
(shall we go snipe hunting?)