Re: No network on CD net install
"Andrew" == Andrew Perrin <email@example.com> writes:
Andrew> Greetings- I'm trying to install woody on a laptop that
Andrew> has a USB floppy drive. I therefore boot from the CD-ROM
Andrew> drive to the Net Install/ Base .deb's CD (downloaded from
Andrew> http://people.debian.org/~dwhedon/boot-floppies/). It
Andrew> boots fine and lets me partition and mount, but then I'm
Andrew> stuck; if I go to the default next step (Install Kernel
Andrew> and Driver Modules) it offers only Hard Disk, mounted, and
Andrew> fd0 or fd1 as sources. I need to get the driver(s) off the
Andrew> CD to recognize the network interface (a built-in
Andrew> eepro100) so I can do a network install. Can someone
Andrew> suggest how to do this?
Andrew> System specs: - Sony Vaio PCG-Z505HS - Sony ATAPI/PCMCIA
Andrew> CD-ROM drive PCGA-CD51 - Sony USB floppy drive for Vaio
Andrew> If I try to configure PCMCIA (in the hope of getting the
Andrew> CD-ROM drive back) I get the following error: "insmod:
Andrew> /target/lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/pcmcia/pcmcia_core.o: No
Andrew> such file or directory"
Try booting with "ide1=0x180,0x386" as parameters to the kernel. Some
of those Sony machines have all kind of nast hacks in them.