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Re: Image on Insatall CDs.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:08:49PM +0200, Vicente Ferrando wrote:
> 	Hi all,
> 	Does anybody know if it is possible to change the kernel in the Install CDs 
> ISO images?
> 	I'm going to install Debian on a new system where I'll need support for 
> SiI3112 that is supported on kernel 2.4.21. This is the controller for the 
> SATA disk on the ABIT KD7-S, I'm going to use for this box, so I need support 
> for this hardware at installation time. But as long as I know install CDs, 
> even the one with bf4 image doesn't support this and neither there is a 
> module for this hard.
> 	So I think the best way to have it running is replace the kernel image on one 
> of the install CDs. But I've tryed this without success. I've replaced the 
> kernel on one of the Install CDs with another compiled with suppor for this 
> chip and it doesn't boot.
> 	Any idea how to make it work?
> 	Thanks in advance.

You can compile the driver as a module against the 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel,
then put it on a floppy, and load it during the Debian install process.

It will then create an initrd which will load the driver on subsequent


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