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Re: No network on CD net install

configure device driver modules


On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 02:09:06PM -0500, Andrew Perrin wrote:
> Greetings-
> I'm trying to install woody on a laptop that has a USB floppy drive. I
> therefore boot from the CD-ROM drive to the Net Install/ Base .deb's CD
> (downloaded from http://people.debian.org/~dwhedon/boot-floppies/). It
> boots fine and lets me partition and mount, but then I'm stuck; if I go to
> the default next step (Install Kernel and Driver Modules) it offers only
> Hard Disk, mounted, and fd0 or fd1 as sources. I need to get the
> driver(s) off the CD to recognize the network interface (a built-in
> eepro100) so I can do a network install.  Can someone suggest how to do
> this?
> System specs:
> - Sony Vaio PCG-Z505HS
> - Sony USB floppy drive for Vaio
> If I try to configure PCMCIA (in the hope of getting the CD-ROM drive
> back) I get the following error:
> "insmod: insmod: /target/lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/pcmcia/pcmcia_core.o: No
> such file or directory"
> Thanks for any advice.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
> Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
> clists@perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu
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