Bug#228134: installation-reports: consistently try network config even if not
Am Fre, den 16.01.2004 schrieb Eugen Dedu um 19:23:
> Package: installation-reports
> Severity: normal
> INSTALL REPORT
> Debian-installer-version: the beta 2 from
> uname -a: Linux snoopy 2.4.22-powerpc #1 lun dec 15 15:03:39 CET 2003 ppc
> Date: 16 Jan 2004, 18:00
> Method: Installed from powerpc netinst CD image. Booted from it.
> Machine: PowerBook G4
> Processor: PowerPC 1GHz
> Memory: 256MB
> Root Device: IDE
> Root Size/partition table:
> Output of lspci:
> 24:0f.0 Ethernet controller: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 GMAC (Sun GEM)
> (rev 80)
> Base System Installation Checklist:
> Initial boot worked: [O]
> Configure network HW: [E]
> Config network: [E]
> Detect CD: [E]
> Load installer modules: [ ]
> Detect hard drives: [ ]
> Partition hard drives: [ ]
> Create file systems: [ ]
> Mount partitions: [ ]
> Install base system: [ ]
> Install boot loader: [ ]
> Reboot: [ ]
> [O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
> Choice : francais, keyb fr
> The computer is not connected to a network. It tried network card config,
> and failed.
> Now, the problems:
> 1. I have chosen "Detecter et monter le cederom", but instead it entered in
> network card config and tried DHCP, asked IP etc. After that, I have
> chosen the next option.
You did not tell us exactly which image you tried. There are
businesscard and netinstall images for beta2 on cdrom. Both of these
images will not install a usable debian system without a network
connection. So it makes perfect sense to insist on network
configuration. If you only want the first part of the installation you
can configure a static network and the installation will continue
without further asking about network configuration.
> 2. Additionnal packets installed ok, but after that it entered again in
> network card config. Same as before, hence I have chosen the next option.
You can not make an item go away with simply choosing the next option if
this item is required to complete some steps.
Though I don't know which module exactly depended on netcfg in your
> 4. I have chosen "Partitionnement". I have tape ctrl-c, and it exited and
> printed the boot screen. Now the computer is blocked.
Where did you type ctrl-c? In the screen to select the disk to partition
or in mac-fdisk?
You can leave mac-fdisk by typing q