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Re: Debian Installer on Pine64+ (no serial console)

On Sat, May 04, 2019 at 12:29:30PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
>On 2019-05-04, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
>> On Sb, 04 mai 19, 06:57:43, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
>>> I'm ready to start a second try where I will be using manual 
>>> partitioning (without GPT), hoping I will get a bootable system.
>> This worked, see 
>> https://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/PINE64/PINEA64
>Thanks for the wiki page!
>It's definitely frustrating that sunxi64 installs the bootloader and
>boot firmware at an offset incompatible with GPT partitioning... I've
>heard there might hacks to set up a compatible GPT partition table, but
>the defaults are definitely incompatible. :/

Nod. partman needs updates to make things happier here. As the moment,
we're defaulting to GPT for arm64 machines and that's not ideal for
all users.

Andrei - how was your SD card formatted when you started? Inside d-i,
partman should not be creating a new partition table if there's one
already there.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
We don't need no education.
We don't need no thought control.

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