Official Support for the Debian distribution is not provided by Dell. Dell usually offers many different choices for Storage controllers so the model number alone is not enough to get a definitive answer. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Is there a resource page where I can find whether or not I can install Debian on this server?

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The fact that there is a RedHat choice strongly indicates that it is possible to run Linux on a given piece of hardware, but there is a chance that a particular version of Linux will not have a driver compiled or built for a given kernel.

If the distro you are looking at doesn’t have support for r10 given storage controller, you may be looking at re-mastering the installer, and building a kernel with support from another system. Squidly debixn, 8 Correct install of missing bnx2 firmware?

Is there a resource page where I can find whether or not I can install Rebian on this server? Leap second, Java and NTP leads to disaster — how. Debian 9 Stretch Posts: Join our community today! Terry Kennedy Well-Known Member. If you need to reset your password, click here. Sorry, just solved that.

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Contribute to the wiki! However, doesn’t seem like Debian is picking up anything. Submit an awesome link! Hi, thanks for your help! I changed from doing a regular Debian install to an expert install which opened up some more interesting options too and that asked for, and would not go further well it would have had I not realized that this might be the issue until two files for the nic cards were placed onto the system.



Moving logical volume LVM over network. During the install it should give you a choice of all of the configured interfaces.

Visit the following links: With Dell it is also possible and likely that the NIC uses non-free drivers. What was interesting was that in a regular install adding these two files in didn’t seem to ‘take’.

NikoSP what ethernet controller do you have? One other thing I will point out is that since Debian is very idealist about software freedom they have separated a lot of firmware out of the kernel the deliver as part of the standard installer.

Just starting out and have a question? Thanks, very good solution.