Re: Installer dies during local network installation
Andreas Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I try to install amd64-sid on my brand new Tyan K8E (S2865). Nforce4 chipset
> wih 2Gb LAN-Adaptors, one Broadcom BMC5721 GbE, one Marvell 88E1111-CAA.
> I went on with the "expert" option. The installation process proceed until the
> network is alredy configured and the installer ask for confirmation for eth0
> configuration. After confirming, installer dies. No response from system.
> I tried out:
> Next step was to add a standard 3com NIC (3c95x) and only use these module. No
> chance. Same behavior!
> Last step was to try the i386-sarge installer
> Everything fine! Working great. BUT it's an AMD64 and I want to have that!
> Any help?
> Andreas Klein
Please install the kernel-image-2.6-amd64-generic on your i386 sarge
system and reboot into that. I expect the same behaviour (freezing) to
happen then, which would make it a kernel problem.
If on the other hand the kernel and networking works then a Installer
bug is more likely.