Thanks a lot!
I have now successfully installed Debian with image firmware-6.0.6-amd64-
i386-netinst.iso and it works fine. I used that because I read that my wifi card
needs non free firmware. However the WLAN configuration didn't work. The card
was detected but when trying to look for access points it wouldn't find any.
I ended up using the ethernet cable, but is it normal that it cannot find any
wlan network? The firmware seems to be installed, at least it asked to agree on
On Saturday 06 October 2012 14:35:50 Brian wrote:
> On Sat 06 Oct 2012 at 15:02:17 +0200, Cesar Enrique Garcia Dabo wrote:
> > I am trying to install Debian 6.0 on a rather "old" laptop Latitude D810.
> You are not trying hard enough.
> > However it hangs when detecting network hardware using the graphical
> > installer.
> Please see below.
> > On the same machine I was able to boot Fedora 17 without problems.
> > I have tried also connecting an ethernet cable but it also hangs.
> > The kernel messages on the same machine using kernel 3.5.3 from F17 are:
> > [ 16.608061] tg3.c:v3.123 (March 21, 2012)
> > [ 16.617814] tg3 0000:02:00.0: eth0: Tigon3 [partno(BCM95751) rev 4001]
> > (PCI Express) MAC address 00:14:22:e2:2d:9a
> > [ 16.617825] tg3 0000:02:00.0: eth0: attached PHY is 5750
> > (10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet) (WireSpeed, EEE)
> > [ 16.617834] tg3 0000:02:00.0: eth0: RXcsums LinkChgREG MIirq
> > ASF TSOcap
> > [ 16.617842] tg3 0000:02:00.0: eth0: dma_rwctrl
> > dma_mask[64-bit] ...
> > [ 17.285950] ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver,
> > 1.2.2kmprq
> > [ 17.285957] ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
> > [ 17.286183] ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network
> > Connection>
> > I am using image debian-wheezy-DI-b1-i386-netinst.iso.
> This is a beta image for Wheezy. What has happened to you is a known bug
> in d-i.
> > Do you know any way to install it on this laptop?
> Use a Squeeze 6.0.5 install image.
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