[TAG] Debian Installation
thomas.adam22 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 22:56:48 MSD 2006
On Sun, 1 Oct 2006 19:49:09 +0100 Neil Youngman <ny at youngman.org.uk>
> The default install hung, so I went for the "expert" install and got
> an installation on the SATA disk. It's definitely there, I can see
> it, but I can't boot from it.
Yes -- you'd need a 2.6 kernel at least, I'd have said. This is what
the "expert" install allows for.
> It's on /dev/sda5, and grub loads the kernel up, but the kernel
> panics because as far as it's concerned /dev/sda5 doesn't exist. I
> can only assume that the kernel it has installed doesn't have the
> right module (SiI3112) installed for the SATA controller.
That's an initrd issue then -- since this *must* have the SATA
controller in it.
> Is there a way to check what modules are built into this kernel?
Yes -- have a look at the config file for the kernel in /boot
> Is there a simple way around this?
> Is it best just to build my own kernel to replace the one that has
> been installed?
I would have said it was, yes.
-- Thomas Adam
"If I were a witch's hat, sitting on her head like a paraffin stove, I'd
fly away and be a bat." -- Incredible String Band.
More information about the TAG