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Re: Installing debian on new hardware.

On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 02:18, Elie De Brauwer wrote:
> Hello list, i was just wondering,
> I have a new machine PIV 2.8ghz with hyperthreading, and a serial ata disk. 
> What is the best way to launch a debian install on it ? Currently there's a 
> gentoo with a custom kernel on it which i had to install from a custom chroot 
> (since there were problems booting and detecting the disks). But gentoo 
> doesn't 'feel' right and i want to turn the machine in a debian. Are there 
> any recents boot disks,iso, ... available that are able to boot this machine, 
> or how can i create my custom boot disks starting from the current kernel, or 
> is it possible to launch the debian install from a chrooted environment ? 

Is it only SATA, or also PATA?

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