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Bug#138799: Initialize a Linux Partition" broken on powerpc/apus

On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 10:55:25PM +0100, Andreas W?st wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 3.0.21
> Hi
> I am trying to install woody on an Amiga4000 APUS box (architecture: powerpc,
> flavor: apus), using kernel 2.4.17 and boot-floppies 3.0.21. But, to be clear
> about it, this behaviour has already occured using boot-floppies 3.0.19.
> After initializing the swap partition, it is not possible to execute the point "Initialize a
> Linux Partition". After selecting this point in the menu, the screen goes
> black, and the installer system restarts!
> On virtual console 3 I could read:
>     Mar 17 ... (none) user.info init: Process '/sbin/udbootstrap' (pid 140)
> exited. Scheduling it for restart
>     Mar 17 ... (none) user.info init: Starting pid 146, console /dev/console:
> '/sbin/udbootstrap'
> But issuing the command mke2fs /dev/hda1 on vc 2 did the job without
> complaining. Also if I entered the same command on the installer screen after
> having it advised to "execute a shell".
> I was told that this bug should have already been fixed after 3.0.19, but this
> doesn't seem to be case, at least not for apus flavor.
> Interesting thing is that everything works normally with apus kernel 2.4.9.

Hmmm. I just had a look at the APUS notes at 


It looks like maybe Sven never got that part to work, he says use the AmigaOS 
partitioner. Are you still around here, Sven?

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