Kam Salisbury on 16 Aug 2005 23:52:51 -0000

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RE: [PLUG] woody:

-----Original Message-----
   >From: "Ronald Mansolino"<rmsolino@netaxs.com>
   >Sent: 8/16/05 4:37:59 PM
   >To: "plug@lists.phillylinux.org"<plug@lists.phillylinux.org>
   >Subject: [PLUG] woody:
   >how do I get the debian installer to tell me what hardware it's detected, what modules it has installed, 
   >and what parameters it wants to assign?
   >I have some cheap POS chinese motherboard with a SiS900 nic onboard. I can't manually add the SiS900
   >module.  I know what IRQ it's on, so I could probably figure out the base address via trial and error
   >so I could add it with a kernal option or something I guess. I could change the IRQ if I knew what
   >woody wants to default to.  but I'm still not sure what debian thinks is going on.
   >any suggestions? 

You could open a terminal session, then 'dmesg | more' at the command prompt. Dmesg will tell you what hardware linux 'saw' upon bootup. 

Kam Salisbury

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