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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] How to install sarge from hard disk? Latitude D510

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  • Alexander Toresson
    You could try a 2.4 kernel instead of a 2.6 kernel or vice versa. Regards, Alexander Toresson
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 24, 2005
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      You could try a 2.4 kernel instead of a 2.6 kernel or vice versa.

      Regards, Alexander Toresson

      On 7/7/05, Yifeng Jin <yjin@...> wrote:
      > Hi everyone, this is my first time been here. English is not my first language, so if there is any mistake, please point out. Thank you all.
      >
      > My laptop is Dell LATITUDE D510, and I have installed debian sarge in my PC since March this year. I can not burn CDs to install from cdrom, so every time, I follow these steps below to get my debian work.
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      > download files: vmlinuz and initrd.gz
      > download image: debian-sarge-netinst.iso
      > install base system
      > configure PPPoE
      > use aptitude or apt-get to continue further steps.
      >
      > but this time, to install debian on my laptop, I encountered a problem that drivers or kernel models in initrd.gz can not recognize my hardware, and install kernel can not find debian netinst.iso which is on C root directory. That means, I can only chose language, country, but can not continue following steps further than first time of hardware checking.
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      > what can I do? is initrd.gz not for my laptop. Where can I find a right one.
      >
      > My cdrom uses USB port.
      > vmlinuz and initrd.gz is downloaded from http://debian.cn99.com/debian/dists/sarge/main/installer-i386/current/images/hd-media/2.6/
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