Re: Installer dies during local network installation
On Sunday 19 June 2005 19:52, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Andreas Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hi,
> > 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:
> > http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/debian-installer/2005-06-13/netboot
> > http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/sid_d-i/amd64/20050605/debi
> > 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
> > (http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/installer-i386/curre
> >nt/images/netboot/). Everything fine! Working great. BUT it's an AMD64 and
> > I want to have that!
> > Any help?
> > Regards,
> > 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.
I installed kernel-image-2.6-amd64-generic.
After rebooting: Kernel panic: PCI-DMA: high address but no IOMMU.
What is the next step? Reporting a bug? Or do you need more info?