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Re: [vox-tech] Installation woes



Quoting John Marcotte (john@badmouth.net):

> I am attempting to refurbish an old Intel L440GX+ -based dual P-III server.
> It is currently running an outdated version of Debian. I wanted to Install
> Ubuntu Server on it.
> 
> When I installed Debian, I had to jump through some hoops, because as I
> recall, the Adaptec SCSI chip on the motherboard was not supported. I think
> I had to either hack the ISO, or maybe make some sort of boot floppy.

Must have been a pretty old Debian image.  My VA Linux model 2230 server
(hailing from 2001) is built on a L440GX+ "Lancewood" motherboard, and 
Official Debian 4.0 Etch CD1 installed onto it perfectly -- with
software RAID, even.
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