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Old 01-14-2004, 02:32 PM   #1
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Add drivers during installation

How do you add a driver before the installation of Slackware?

Can you do it in the shell once it boots to the bootable CD? How?
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which drivers do you need to add "during installation"?

Old 01-14-2004, 10:57 PM   #3
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It is a driver for my Promise SATA chipset... I've tested the driver and I know it works on redhat... I'm just wonderinf if there is a specific tool for adding your specific driver. Are the specific kernel disks the only way I can add support for different perifierals?

Also... I have heard about people making 2.6.1 custom boot disks for the installation, but I haven't been able to find any, and I haven't been able to find any resources on creating them. Any suggestions on where I could look?


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