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Re: Installer problem

Miham KEREKES <miham@bibl.u-szeged.hu> writes:

> Hi All,
> We're experiencing some problems regarding installing debian-amd64 on a
> dual-Opteron 244 machine w/ 8G RAM. Disk subsystem is SATA w/ 
> 3ware Escalade 8506, the machine has 2TB HDD space. 
> We tried this installer: 
> http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/debian-installer/2004-08-01/monolithic/2.6/mini.iso
> We partitioned the system to have a simple root and boot partition
> (though this should be the same partition) and we set the remaining 
> 2T-1G space to LVM. To cut the long story short, the installer hung, 
> the last thing I see is "Creating dev entries" or something like that. 
> Since I noticed that the installer is coming w/ a devfsd enabled kernel,
> i wonder why it's needed to create device entries? 
> What could be the problem?
> (Sorry for my bad english, I'm constantly trying to improve it..)
> Miham.

Could you check the output on tty3 and tty4 and the logfiles in
/var/log for any clues?

Also please try the official i386 images to see if this is a general
problem or amd64 specific.


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