[lug] Debian CD install problem
stimits at idcomm.com
Fri Aug 25 12:57:03 MDT 2000
Glenn Murray wrote:
> I am trying to install Debian 2.1 to a dual-processor
> Pentium 2 Dell box which has two hard drives at SCSI
> ids 0 and 1 and an NEC CD-ROM DRIVE : 464 CdRom Device
> at SCSI id 5. The drive at 0 has Win2k and I'm
> trying to install to the drive at 1.
> The box boots from the Debian CD and enables me
> to partition and initialize the hard drive. Then
> the installation program (and I) would like to
> "Install Operating System Kernel and Modules".
> For medium I choose cdrom, and for CD interface
> I am given the single SCSI choice "/dev/sdc0 : SCSI".
> I choose it, I'm told to insert the CD, which of
> course is already in, and then I am told the
> mount failed.
> Going to the execute the shell prompt option, I
> find that /dev/sdc0 does not exist and dmesg
> alerts me to
> kmod: failed to exec -s -k block-major-3, errno=2
> many times.
> I have no idea what is going on. Help, please!!!
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Try /dev/scd0 instead of sdc0.
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