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Re: can't install Debian

On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 04:51 +0200, s. keeling wrote:
> Pete <predwood@phonecoop.coop>:
> >  Have tried several times to install debian on my system without success.
> Which Debian?
> >  It seems unable to recognise my network connection yet I have no trouble
> >  installing Ubuntu (or any other system) from the internet.
> *buntu is based on Sid.  Have you tried Sid?  I suspect Sid has the
> hardware support your bleeding edge hardware requires?  Just a guess.
> -- 
> Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
> (*)    http://blinkynet.net/comp/uip5.html      Linux Counter #80292
> - -    http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1855.html    Please, don't Cc: me.

sounds like a netinstall or similar iso. telling us what version of
debian you are installing from will help.

i've had an install that wouldn't recognise my nic with the provided
kernel. you may need to download a base cd/dvd (which has the base
system and desktop) then upgrade.

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