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Re: No network on CD net install

    "Andrew" == Andrew Perrin <clists@perrin.socsci.unc.edu> 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> 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.


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