07:43 PM GMT+1: compaq box obtained, pci winmodem obtained
07:47 PM GMT+1: got keyboard
07:52 PM GMT+1: k3b writing debnya iso to dvd+rw
07:55 PM GMT+1:
08:00 PM GMT+1: dvd ejected
08:01 PM GMT+1: compaq not turning on ;-;
08:04 PM GMT+1: power cable broken, brb getting new power cable
08:09 PM GMT+1: got new power cable, only one i had spare has a european plug, so i have to use an adapter
08:10 PM GMT+1: starting debian installer
08:13 PM GMT+1: debian fails to read installer components from CD-ROM, not sure if this box supports USB boot but i will try
08:18 PM GMT+1: dd'ing debian installer to a USB drive.
3955556352 bytes (4.0 GB, 3.7 GiB) copied, 3037.92 s, 1.3 MB/s
08:23 PM GMT+1: lspci shows
02:02.0 Communication controller: LSI Corporation V.92 56K WinModem (rev 03) as the modem.
09:11 PM GMT+1: dd done, rebooting into USB drive