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Bug#241231: DECstation 5000/133 (mipsel) install with some problems

Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de> [2004-04-01 19:00]:
> > > >>boot 3/rz4 1/linux-kn02
> > > delo V0.8
> > > Copyright 2000-2002 Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
> > > Copyright 2003 Thiemo Seufer <seufer@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
> > > Loading /etc/delo.conf . ok
> > > No DOS disklabel found
> > > Couldn't find partition 1

This checks first for iso9660, and falls back to ext2/3 on failure,
so the message is misleading.

> > What's the content of /etc/delo.conf ?
> 3/rz4 is my CD drive, and /etc/delo.conf there is the on from
> d-i/installer/build/boot/mipsel/delo.conf.

Which is btw. broken for kn04, as it tries to use image=/boot/vmlinux.
The root=, ramdisk_size= and devfs= parameters there should be obsolete

>From looking at your daily build's log, it seems that the kernels
and initrd never show up as directory entry on the CD. This may
be the root cause of the problem.

> Perhaps I should use "boot 3/rz4 linux-kn02"?

No, the dummy partition argument _is_ needed (it can also be 0).


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