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Re: Problem booting anfter reinstall...

On (10/05/06 15:49), Bob wrote:
> I've got a box that was running Sarge, but I wanted to upgrade it to
> Etch. apt-get dist-upgrade failed due to lack of disk space, so I
> decided to do a complete reinstall from a netinst CD.
> While I was at it I bunged a couple of 18Gb SCSI drives into the machine
> to go along with the existing 36Gb one. The install seemed to go okay
> (apart from needing a degree in brain surgery to understand LVM, which
> I ended up not bothering with), but the machine has now hung upon the
> post install restart.
> There is a load of stuff on the screen about attaching SCSI drives and
> the final message says "Attached scsi disk sdc". Then nothing. I tried
> a complete reinstall again, but the same thing has happened.
> I'm a complete dunce when it comes to this, I've never installed Debian
> on a machine with more than one disk, so I don't know where to begin
> to look for the problem.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction...?

The last scsi install I did was on woody some 3 years ago and the
information you've provided isn't a lot to go on.  However, what you
could try is boot the installer in expert mode and make sure all the
scsi modules are preloaded during the install.

boot: expert26




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