Fwd: No rt* modules on alternate cd: Was Alternate Gutsy CD-Debootstrap Error Installing Base System-Failed To Determine Code Name Of Release

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 14 04:11:36 UTC 2008

On 02/13/2008 07:20 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:

> Got around the debootstrap error by formating earlier
> in the process and things went good until about 83% in
> the "install software" process.  The install hung
> there for about 2 hours on installed "Tomboy Notes".
> Found it at 97 % and it completed shortly.  Then I
> reboot and start setting up the wlan interface but no
> wireless in Network.  Checked my /lib/mods and no rt*
> entries to be found. Even ran recovery mode and a
> shell to search for the rt* mods but none found. Now
> they must be there because I connected on the first
> install from the same disk. Without the rt61pci
> module, I can't get on line.
> Would appreciate anyone who can shed some light on
> what is happening and a way to correct.  Getting to be
> exasperating and desperate.
> TIA,

Give this a try:

Alternate CD: install in text mode, do not select *any* network during
the install process, continue the install *without networking*, set up
networking after the install.

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