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Old 12-04-2003, 04:40 PM   #1
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Slackware Install kernel package selection - scsi

I have a what I hope is not a stupid question. I downloaded the slackware 9.1 isos and proceded to boot. I selected the adaptec.s kernel so that my scsi hard drives are recognized. Everything is really cool until I get the the package selection screens. On these screens it only offers kernel-ide as an install option. This has a nice (NO SCSI) notifier right after it. That being the case, how do I get scsi support in the kernel I am installing? This is my first attempt to install slack so I may have just missed something.

When I get over this hurtle I will still need to figure out how to enable smp support. I am pretty sure its just compiling in a kernel mod.

Thanks for your feedback.
Old 12-04-2003, 08:20 PM   #2
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Slack 9.1 should give an option (near the end of the setup process) to pick a kernel from the slackware CD. The adaptec kernel you booted with is one of those. As for smp, yes it's a kernel option.
Old 12-05-2003, 06:18 AM   #3
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Have you checked out the online book at Probably has something there to get you through this hurdle.


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