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Re: SATA problems

press ALT + F2 at any moment during the install and you'll get the
console. Press ENTER to activate it, then type commands.



On Sat, 2 Jul 2005 13:01:06 +0100
"Jim Blake" <j__blake@hotmail.com> wrote:

> you wrote
> "Boot the 2.6 kernel in installation, after hardware detection go onto
> the console and post the output for `lspci -v` and `lsmod`."
> Sorry Adam, you've got a newby to install problems here... bear with
> me! Question: how do I go into console during an install? The system
> doesn't install, as there are no disks discovered, so I assume you
> mean some form of install console?  I'm *well* out of my area of
> competence here, so can you give a few more details, pls.
> I was fumbling around on this last night, googling and anything else
> that might help, and tried "expert26" install off "etch", and got to a
> point where I could select drivers for my disks. I saw no drivers in
> the list that matched, but there was a selection to allow loading off
> a floppy. Meanwhile, I had emailed ULi, who emailed some drivers back
> (complements to ULi, I didn't expect a reply either quickly or at all,
> after all, if they replied to every Joe Soap, they'ed get no work
> done).
> Problem is, I don't know how to use them. ftp'ed (binary mode) them
> off the windows machine they arrived on, onto another Debian box,
> linux formated a floppy and copied them onto that, but the install
> program said it wasn't a driver disk, so no joy there...
> Thanks for your help so far!
> Thnaks
> Jim

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