Re: lenny installer on Indigo2
Nick Schmalenberger wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:41:22PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Nick Schmalenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-03-19 14:14]:
> > > console=g
> > I believe this has to be set to d1.
> Well, I ended up getting the console set to the graphic output that I
> don't have a compatible monitor for, so after doing other things I
> finally did the password reset jumper which allowed me to use the serial
> console again and reset the nvram, with console to d. With todays daily
> build of netboot-boot.img it booted immediately with kernel 2.6.24 and
> went all through the debian installer very nicely. (although I am
> curious why the regular partitioner is not used). Yay!
It doesn't use partman because libparted doesn't write the DVH disk
label of the SGI machines properly. (See bugs.debian.org/253238.)