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    Hard Time Installing Woody With Boot Disk
    Contributed by Anonymous on Monday, October 29 @ 07:14:59 GMT

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    I am not new to the Linux world, but new to Debian. I grabbed a copy of the boot disks for Woody (UDMA100-ext3) since I own a UDMA 100 controller. At first the copy from Debian Site caused me to get errors like "Cant find /target..." when it was installing the base system. Did a search on Google, and found this : http://people.debian.org/~aph/debian/dists/woody/main/disks-i386/current/images-1.44/udma100-ext3/
    It fixed my old problem, but when I get to the end, where it asks me to load lilo, it wont load lilo to a boot disk, or my partition (/boot).

    DanielS: Do Adam's bootdisks work?

     
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    Re: Hard Time Installing Woody With Boot Disk (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Monday, October 29 @ 13:11:55 GMT

    boot the system with a boot disk (ie the rescue disk), then install lilo or grub with apt-get

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    ppc cd of woody? (Score: 0, Offtopic)
    by warren on Tuesday, October 30 @ 01:23:13 GMT
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    Anybody know of ppc cd's of woody? There seems to be only stable cd-images available on debian.

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    Re: Hard Time Installing Woody With Boot Disk (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Monday, November 05 @ 04:55:03 GMT

    I found that modifing my boot params to install, then compliling a kernel with ATA100 support worked for me.

    At the linux: prompt, try:

    ide2=0x9400, 0x9002 ide3=0x8800, 0x8402

    You will have to add these to lilo.conf and run lilo to avoid having to do this at every boot until you get your kernel native ATA100.

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