Re: First HPPA test
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 08:42:34PM +0200, Thorsten Sauter wrote:
> Hi all,
> Yesterday, I have tried to install a fresh Debian system on my hppa
> 712/60 using the new debian-installer. Attached are my notes about this
> process. In short: most of the stuff is working, and you can using d-i
> on hppa. (debconf priority high)
> 1. kbd-chooser is in the mainmenu between (!) dhcp and static network
> 2. kbd-chooser segfaults everytime (manually edited the status file)
> imho. if something does wrong tree time, it should never displayed to
> the user.
> 3. anna display cdrom-checker/cdrom-detect/network-ppp during a network
> installation. Hmmm.
> 4. anna, only display udebs with a menuitem. So I can't install any
> fdisk program (this makes partitioner unusable)
There is a bug filed on that; problem is fdisk-udeb is priority extra.
Don't know what the answer is.
> 5. the hardware detection always told me, I need more modules
> (floppy, ide, isofs, ...) But everything is alread in the kernel
> 6. palo-installer doesn't make the disc-bootable.
Has worked for me, although it seems to report the standard verbose palo
output as 'error ouput'.
> Hardware: PA-RISC/HPPA 712/60, 32MB RAM, 60MHz :)
> Notes: I have created an new lif image (which contains both 32 and 64
> bit kernels). Boot method was netboot (dhcp/tftp).
> Thorsten Sauter
> (Is there life after /sbin/halt -p?)