Bug#248504: installation report
Debian-installer-version: May 11, 2004 from
uname -a: Linux lwil004144 2.4.25-1-386 #2 Wed Apr 14
19:38:08 EST 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Date: May 11, 2004 at 1pm us/eastern
Method: downloaded the 110mb netinstall cd image, burned
to cd, installed from cd and net from the uchicago and
udel mirrors through http proxy.
Machine: dell latitude c610
Processor: pentium 3
Root Device: ide hdd
Root Size/partition table: 28gb drive partitioned using
the default from the installer (one root, one swap)
Output of lspci: no way to copy/paste, didn't feel like
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: [o]
Install boot loader: [o]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] =
didn't try it
1. did not use expert mode but would have liked to have
been able to cancel/quit/abort the package managers like
taskel and/or go back to the menu and choose another,
before debian tries to install packages.
2. had a lot of problems finding a mirror that didn't
error out on package requests over http through proxy.
would be nice to mark the ones in the list that are
"certified" by debian to be up-to-date and stable.
3. had a lot of connectivity problems with
4. the locale generation dialog should state whether you
MUST choose at least one locale.
"Land Rover community, links and email services."