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Old 11-18-2005, 06:07 AM   #1
xray2004
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Question problem with installing linux on IBM thinkpad T43


Hi,

I would like to install on a 3GB partition the linux from debian boot cdrom.
But while installing, and after the cdrom inspection the program failed and I have to link a controller to my cdrom like /dev/xxxx, I 've trying to link it with every possible option without any result.

Does anyone knows how to solve this problem? thanks




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Old 11-18-2005, 11:56 PM   #2
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The Last time I installed Debian was on an old IBM pentium I server. I found it easier to install over ftp, which only requires a small file download to begin. I would suggest if you don't have a high speed connection available to that PC, that you try downloading thge extra driver disks available from Debian's mirrors. Then when it asks you to choose a driver for use, you navigate to a different disk. I believe this feature is available under expert mode (but I could be mistaken)
 
  


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