DVD Drive detection problem
Michael E Brown
michael_e_brown at dell.com
Wed Aug 29 15:11:00 CDT 2001
I haven't installed slackware in a while :-)
One piece of information that might be useful to know is that the DVD in
this machine is an IDE drive. Other than that, I am at a loss. You might
ask on the Slackware mailing list.
You might also try doing a network install (If slackware has a net
install, IIRC, it does).
On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Steve Segarra wrote:
> I'm trying to get Slackware 8 installed on a new 2550 (I know it's not
> supported) and am having some problems. I used Gavin Roy's bootdisk
> with the aacraid drivers on it to support the raid controller which
> worked fine, but the kernel on the bootdisk doesn't seem to support the
> DVD drive the machine shipped with and setup is unsuccessful probing for
> the drive. Anyone have any ideas on what I can do next? I would really
> like to use slackware in place of red hat.
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