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Old 05-22-2004, 07:08 AM   #1
LuckyGeorge
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Problem with installation of Debian


I have problem with installation of Debian with kernel 2.6 (the latest sarge version). I have internet installation. But the installer cannot identify my integrated net adapter (i have internet connection trough it), so I can't continue with installation. Driver for my net adapter (broadcom nextreme gigabit ethernet (5788)) isn't in the list of drivers whitch the installer contains. I download the driver from homepage of Broadcom, but the installer didn't take it. It may be because the driver from Broadcom was tested only on kernel 2.4.22.

BTW: I can't use older version, because I have SATA HDD
 
Old 05-22-2004, 12:20 PM   #2
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Just get yourself a cheap Realtek based netcard.
 
Old 05-22-2004, 01:28 PM   #3
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THX

Really good answer...
Any other ideas?
 
Old 05-22-2004, 01:59 PM   #4
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I had nothing but problrms using the internet install...tried 5-6 times always ended in some kind of error..I wound up dl the 110meg iso of sarge doing base install..then apt-get what I needed..
 
  


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