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Re: can't get off the ground




On Sun, 5 Oct 2003, Jason Housewright wrote:

> Thanks Jan. I am grateful for your help. My problem
> is, however, that I'm trying to install. I have to
> have the card working before I can even install
> Debian. Oh me. Such troubles. I'm not sure how to get
> the pcmcia module loaded for the installation.
>
> I am truly amazed at how helpful this list is! In some
> groups there is such an "elitist" mentality. As far as
> I have read, Debian users are truly a community. That
> is just awesome. Ok, I'll shut up. Thanks again.
>
> Jason Housewright
>
> --- Neo <netman1@home.nl> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2003-10-05 at 08:34, Jason Housewright
> > wrote:
> > > I am in dire need of help...again. I have dl the
> > > netinst image from debian (the official for test).
> > I
> > > cannot for the life of me figure out how to get it
> > to
> > > recognize my pcmcia ethernet card. I have
> > specified
> > > boot in the boot parameters, but pcmcia has not
> > been
> > > turned on. I would really, really appreciate some
> > > direction here. I can't get any further than the
> > > "select network card" of the install.  Thanks
> > again.
> > >
> > >
> > > Jason Housewright
> > >
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<snip>
Hi Jason,
In the "Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 For Intel x86" on the debian site,
on page 75, in chapter 7, part 7.5, it says " However, if you are
installing by way of a PCMCIA network device, this alternate must be
selected, and PCMCIA support must be configured prior to configuring the
network. This alternate step is sufficient to load the device driver for a
PCMCIA ethernet card." There is more to read. Check it out.
-Kev



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