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Bug#231048: Installation report

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: /cdimage/testing/netinst/i386/beta2/sarge-i386-businesscard.iso
uname -a: 
Date: January 22 2004
Method: Booted from businesscard CD, used local mirror of unstable at 

Machine: BTO
Processor: Pentium 2 333 MHz
Memory: 256 MB
Root Device: IDE, /dev/hdb
Root Size/partition table: 8000 MB on /, 256 MB swap.
Output of lspci: 

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [O]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [E]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Reboot:                 [ ]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it


Sorry for incomplete report, am not in front of the computer I did the install 

ftp.vic.keypoint.com.au has a full Debian unstable distribution on it.  It is 
served only by FTP, not HTTP.

All went well with the installation until the base system was to be installed 
from the network.  This failed because part of the installer changed the APT 
method to http, which didn't work.

Changing /target/etc/apt/sources.list didn't help, so I completed the rest of 
the install manually (from root prompt).

Debbie Pickett

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