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Re: debian-installer test

* Emanuele Rocca <emarocca@libero.it> [2003-09-01 00:34]:
| >> Please try to partition the disk by hand on the second console (to
| >> make sure fdisk can use the disk). 
| I'll try it asap.
| But the partitioner complains about the lack of libslang.so.1; entering
| in a console and just symlinking to libslang.so.1-UTF8 solves the
| problem.
| The error message is precisely:
| 	cfdisk: error while loading shared libraries: libslang.so.1:
| 	cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
| 	di-utils-partitioner's postinst exited with status 256
| > When tring on intel machines, the disk were already partitioned, while
| > when we had a try at vmware we got a crash at this very point. The
| > vmware crashed and the host computer did the same -- even if the vwmare
| > wasn't run by root :-(
| Yes, trying the installer with vmware crashes not only the virtual
| machine but also the whole system, but only using physically the cdrom.
| (accessing directly to /dev/cdrom).
| Using an iso image of the cd mounted as a cdrom in vmware makes possible
| to go on with the installer without hanging the machine.

hmm. maybe I should include a fall-back method, if cfdisk and friends
couldn't be executed successfully.


Thorsten Sauter

				(Is there life after /sbin/halt -p?)

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