[TAG] Debian Installation
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 2 12:34:14 MSD 2006
Quoting Neil Youngman (ny at youngman.org.uk):
[You tried to install a Debian 3.1 "sarge" netinst for SiI3112 support.]
> 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.
> Is there a simple way around this?
Yes. At the boot prompt, instead of the default boot stanza, pick the
2.6 kernel one, which is still non-default as of the "sarge" release.
(Hit Tab to see what's available.)
There is _some_ support for Silicon Image 3112 in 2.4 kernels, depending
on specific version, but other commentators are correct that 2.6
coverage is a lot better. The guy I shave has spent the last several
years documenting this situation: http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Hardware/sata.html
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