Re: new to debian but having installation problems
On 12/30/06, Roberto C. Sanchez <email@example.com> wrote:
On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 11:05:09PM -0600, Mike Myers wrote:
> I'm new to debian, but not to linux. I've been using Gentoo for the past 6
> years or so, but I'm getting tired of having to make sure any new updates
> aren't going to destroy my systems. I'm just wanting a system I can use
> instead of babysit. So I was going to try debian out because of apt-get,
> and the fact that it has releases instead of having major updates released
> on live systems.
Welcom to the wonderful world of Debian!
> So anyways, I grabbed the netinst install cd and boot to it, only to find
> out that it can't find my e1000 ethernet card...? Is there some kind of
> known problem with this card and the netinst cd or something? I can use it
> without any problems in Gentoo and windows.
Which netinst CD did you download? Which e1000 card do you have? Maybe
the output of `lspci -vvv` showing the section for that card?
> Any help would be appreciated!
Roberto C. Sanchez
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Thanks for the prompt response!
I'm using the i386 netinst. The ethernet card is an intel 1000gigabit ethernet pro. When I boot to the cd and go into a second terminal, lspci doesn't run. I guess it doesn't come with the netinst livecd.