[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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
>    configuration
> 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).
> Bye
> Thorsten
> -- 
> Thorsten Sauter
> <tsauter@gmx.net>
> 				(Is there life after /sbin/halt -p?)

Reply to: