Re: installing debian on home network
> I've another box on which I wish to install Debian (again 2.6). I tried
> to use a netinst CD on this box but it hangs (with no indication of what
> is happening) after probing hardware. I guess this is when it's trying
> to detect a network (but why doesn't it fail then offer me to skip this
> step?); this happens with both linux26 and expert26 boot options.
Try passing the option "acpi=off noapic" to the
kernel 2.6. You can also try booting with Linux 2.4.
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