[linux-dell-laptops] Re: SCSI detection on LatitudeXP 4100C
- la-@... wrote:
> Hello all! I just purchased an "old" Dell Latitude XP 4100C laptopwrong
> with a port replicator. I wanted to install linux on this machine for
> remote administration of my home LAN. Supposedly, the port replicator
> has a Future Domain 9C50 SCSI host adapter and an SMC 91C92 ethernet
> adaptor. When I boot the machine up, the SCSI bus is scanned and my
> external SCSI CD-ROM is listed. When I go to install RedHat 6.0,
> however, and select the Future Domain 950/9C50 SCSI adapter for CD-ROM
> install access, the auto-probe fails. For a sanity check, I went
> through the initial stages of a Windows NT install, and the SCSI
> adapter and CD-ROM were detected correctly. Am I doing something
> in this scenario? Has anyone else had any luck doing an install froma
> CD-ROM that was attached to the port replicator's SCSI connector?
> Thanks a bunch!