On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Damien Churchill <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 12 March 2010 13:19, Dieter Plaetinck <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 12 Mar 2010 06:57:46 -0600
>> Dan McGee <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 6:29 AM, Dieter Plaetinck
>>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> > you could also try a netinstall cd and enable the testing repository
>>> > in /tmp/pacman.conf. *IIRC aif (the installer) uses pacman with that
>>> > config file, so it might just work, although i never tried it
>>> > myself. if you are not afraid of looking at bash scripts, look at
>>> > the source code of aif then you'll see how exactly
>>> > it works.
>>> A netinstall using a kernel without the necessary network drivers
>>> might prove hard to use.
>> don't laugh :P i realised it just after hitting submit
> Using the core installing then just upgrading kernel26 and
> kernel26-firmware to 2.6.33 worked just in case anyone was wondering.
> Got networking up finally
Yeah, I was going to suggest just pulling the kernel updates onto a
thumb drive or something