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Re: Help about SCSI

On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 08:54:07AM -0700, Umar Draz wrote:
> dear members! 
>   i have already debian Woody 3.0r2 server (intel based system with 
>   40GB IDE hardisk) and its running fine. 
>      Now today i got another DEL Percion Workstation with 9GB SCSI
>      controler and start the debian instlation but there is a message
>      i have faced.
> Preload Essential Modules form Floppy
>     No hard disk drives wer detected. You either need to load special drives from a 
>     flopy or you plan to install the system in a diskless workstation which use NFS in 
>     place of local disk. Select "NEXT" to load essential modules from a floppy, or alternate 
>     to configure the network.
> so please help me what is flopy and where i can get flopy of modules?
> Why Debian can't get my SCSI hardrive. There is already install Windows
> XP and its mean my SCSI hardisk is ok. Then why Debian did't access it?

Try entering "compact" at the boot: prompt to boot with the "compact"
kernel, which has SCSI support built in (at least for many controllers).


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