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Bug#247385: bug with installer - kernel panic on reboot

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: 20040404, beta4
uname -a: debian kernel2.6.3 (sorry didn't get to shell prompt)
Date: 2004 May 04, 6pm WST
Method: sarge-netinst.iso, booted off the beta4 cdrom ISO at http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/sarge_d-i/i386/beta4/sarge-i386-netinst.iso

Machine:grey box, Asus K8V SE Deluxe Mainboard,  with VIA VT8247 SATA controller, 1024 RAM, Radeon 9600 XT video
Processor:AMD Athon64
Memory: 1024 Corsair
Root Device: Seagate 7200rpm 80GB SATA
Root Size/partition table: 500MB /boot
3GB swap
75GB /

Output of lspci:
Base System Installation Checklist:

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


just after PnPBIOS information comes up i get a kernel panic:

Code: Bad EIP value/
<0>Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!

this is probably a problem with kernel-2.6.3, as I ran the install with linux26 & expert26. tried with nopnpbios passed to kernel but still the same problem.

thanks - nick@blackisha.com

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