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.
...strategies for business