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Author: o1bigtenor
To: Ralph Ronnquist
CC: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] trying to do a chimera netinstall
On Mon, Jan 9, 2023 at 5:38 PM Ralph Ronnquist <rrq@???> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2023 at 05:07:59PM -0600, o1bigtenor via Dng wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > OK # modprobe nvme doesn't work. (Sorry!)
> That is rather speculiar. What does is the response from that command?
> Normally, you type "modprobe nvme" at the "#" prompt (without the
> double-quotes of course), and the response is nothing more than
> another prompt. If you then feel worried you would type "lsmod | head"
> just to confirm that the module was loaded.
> What happened for you? Or does "doesn't work" rather mean that the
> continued installation still didn't find the SSD?

There was no nvme in any of the lists.
There was the nvmet-fc and nvmet but NO nvme anywhere to be found in
the kernel mod lists.

It didn't work means that when I did a # lsmod | grep nvme (or the
nvmet-fc and the nvmet) the response was always a null (you know
a blank line!).
> > ...
> > Dunno - - - - is Deadelus better at this?
> Possibly. But Daedalus is not stable yet so it may require further
> skill to install and/or maintain afterwards.

Well I'm running Daedalus on my main system so devuan testing is
not that problematic!
> > Or should I be downloading the dvd version and putting it on the usb stick?
> All ISO (of same codename) have the same primary installer software, so
> it won't be different.

OK so that's not a good idea.

Leads me back to - - - - what do I do - - - -please.