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Old 07-08-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
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Install from external Drive


I try to install Mandrake 10.0 on a Samsung Q20 notebook with an external CD-ROM drive using a firewire port.

The boot start but after a while the message appears "No CD-ROM drive found".
Than a selection of drivers are offered of which ohci1394.ko seems to be the right choice. Selecting the driver it asks for "Parameter to give to the kernel". Does anybody know the right parameters?
 
Old 07-08-2004, 08:27 PM   #2
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mais; check http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX section (table of contents)4, 4.1 subsection 4.1.5 kernel and expand for more info in detail,
then try section 4.6 programming subsection 4.6.1 thru 4.6.10 also expand
what is suitable for u needs.
 
Old 07-11-2004, 12:54 PM   #3
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Sorry Penguin4, get timed out when I try to reach the link. Could you please verify tldp.org! Thanks MM
 
Old 07-11-2004, 01:55 PM   #4
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You probably do not need any extra parameters.

Try without and see what happens.
 
Old 07-11-2004, 06:51 PM   #5
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Michaelk, I tried that first. It just says "no CD-ROM drive found". Definitly wants parameters.
 
Old 07-12-2004, 12:11 PM   #6
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mais; rechecked n its http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX table of contents 1 through 9, expand each as needed also try http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php catagory hardware compatibility list. external storage devices n laptops.
 
  


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