Re: Problems with installation Debian 31r1
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Oleg Kaplun wrote:
> I've just bought new ASUS "A8N-VM CSM" motherboard with CPU: AMD 64
> Motherborad hase integrated LAN (Gbit MACwith Marvell 88E1111
> external PHY), VGA (intergated GeForce6150 + nForce 430), SATA II
> interfase, etc.
> Problems are:
> 1. LAN can not be detected.
Try installing the "forcedeth" module manually.
> 2. HDD (Sata 2) is not recognized by Debian: ERROR - No Partitionable
> Media were found..
The kernel on Sarge install disks (2.6.8?), as I understand it, has
crappy SATA support. I understand that this has been fixed in more
recent kernels. This is a common problem discussed on the Debian
AMD64 mailing list. There are several possible solutions; two I've heard
1) install onto an IDE/PATA disk, build a more recent kernel, move
your install to the SATA disk (including putting grub/lilo there),
and pointing your BIOS to the new disk;
2) using a more recent build of the installer that includes a
more recent kernel.
But my main recommendation to you is to try the debian-amd64 mailing
list, which is where most issues with installing and using amd64 port