Re: bf2.4 dbootstrap white screen of death
On Sun, Feb 10, 2002 at 04:53:17PM +0000, Philip Blundell wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-02-10 at 16:44, Mark Zimmerman wrote:
> > Using the images from people.debian.org/~blade/bf2.4, I have gotten
> > past the white screen problem and I am now at the 'Install the Base
> > System' step. My network is configured and working (I can ping
> > http.us.debian.org by name from VT2). When I select a network install
> > and give it the OK, it immediately jumps back to the 'Choose the
> > Language' screen. I seem to be in an infinite install loop...
> That indicates dbootstrap is crashing. Try booting with the "debug"
> argument and see if that gives any extra information.
VT1 becomes this:
*** Segmentation Fault
EAX: 40068c00 EBX: 400e522c ECX: ffffffff EDX: 0806470f
EDI: 00000070 ESI: 00000001 EBP: bffff36c ESP: bfffed64
EIP: 40068dee EFLAGS: 00010246
Trap: 0000000e Code 00000004
Prior to exiting, dbootstrap said:
Extracting base, Archive_Dir:netfetch
Also, (this may be irrelevant) the logs showed several attempts to
mount a cd drive. I don't have one on this machine and I never told
dbootstrap that I did.