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Re: New At This

On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 11:29, Andrew & Joyce wrote:
> Hi, 
> I am having a go at installing Linux for the very first time. I have a
> copy of Debian 3.0 and I am installing it onto a HP Omnibook 900. This
> laptop has a floppy disk drive and an external USB CDROM. I have
> downloaded the files and created the 26 floppy disks inorder to
> install Debian. 
> Here is my problem..
> During the install I have enabled SCSI and USB Mass Storage as well as
> USB HID as I use a USB mouse with this machine as well.
> I can not get the CDROM to work. I have gone over the instructions
> time and time again even reinstalled several times to make sure that I
> was enabling all the right things according to instructions, but to no
> avail.
> I need HELP

Have you got sg and sr-mod modules loaded? Linux treats usb and firewire
devices like scsi devices.


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