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Bug#248102: marked as done (yaboot-installer: cope with /target/proc being mounted already)



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Package: debian-installer
Version: (from 20040502 sarge install CD1 from jigdo)

Two problems with installation, both fatal.  Doing install on
brand-new PowerBook G4 (with 12" screen).

My system was already partitioned from a previous attempt to install Sarge,
and it had a first-stage and a yaboot installed from the previous attempt.

(1)  The installer went OK until I reached the stage "Install yaboot loader".
There it said "Looking for root partition", then popped up a message box:
  Failed to mount /target/proc
  Mounting the /proc filesystem on /target/proc failed
  Please check the system log or the output on the third console (tty3).
  Warning: Your system may be unbootable!

It took me several tries to switch to tty3 (because the PowerBook has
a fucked up keyboard without an obviously working Alt key and obviously
working Function keys).  (Various of my attempts resulted in the screen
changing, with further popups.)  By the time I got to tty3, I could see
nothing resembling an error message.

I switched to the tty2 shell and determined that /target/proc was
already mounted.  I unmounted it from the shell.  Then I switched
back to tty1 and asked it to try "Install yaboot loader" again.  This
time it worked, or appeared to work.  I did the "set debconf level"
menu item, then did the "finish installation" item and it rebooted.

(2)  Upon reboot, the first-stage boot came up, I let it default to Linux,
yaboot came up, and I let it default.  However it couldn't find the kernel:

  boot:  linux
  Please wait, loading kernel...
  /pci@f4000000/ata-6@d/disk@0:12,/vmlinux: No such file or directory

I rebooted the CD and got to a shell.  Fsck'd and mounted the root
partition (fsck found no errors).  In / is vmlinuz (with a z), not
vmlinux (with an x).

Yaboot can't boot a vmlinuz, but debian-installer is installing one.
Yaboot would like to boot a vmlinux, but there is none there.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: ppc

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Subject: Bug#248102: fixed in yaboot-installer 0.0.20
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Source: yaboot-installer
Source-Version: 0.0.20

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
yaboot-installer, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

yaboot-installer_0.0.20.dsc
  to pool/main/y/yaboot-installer/yaboot-installer_0.0.20.dsc
yaboot-installer_0.0.20.tar.gz
  to pool/main/y/yaboot-installer/yaboot-installer_0.0.20.tar.gz
yaboot-installer_0.0.20_powerpc.udeb
  to pool/main/y/yaboot-installer/yaboot-installer_0.0.20_powerpc.udeb



A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
attached.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 248102@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
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Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> (supplier of updated yaboot-installer package)

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Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 12:14:55 +0100
Source: yaboot-installer
Binary: yaboot-installer
Architecture: source powerpc
Version: 0.0.20
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
Description: 
 yaboot-installer - Install yaboot on a hard disk (udeb)
Closes: 247512 248102
Changes: 
 yaboot-installer (0.0.20) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   * Colin Watson
     - Remove some hardcoding of paths.
     - If a video option was given to the d-i kernel, append it to the
       post-reboot kernel too (closes: #247512).
     - Only mount /target/proc if it's not already mounted (closes: #248102).
     - Fix yaboot-installer/apt-install-failed default ("true", not "yes").
     - Remove confusing and irrelevant talk about naming the bootstrap
       partition "bootstrap", and describe the required partition size in
       bytes to be consistent with new partman-newworld (see #248116).
     - Add linux-boot-prober support.
     - Add support for booting an initrd-style kernel.
   * Updated translations:
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     - German (de.po) by Dennis Stampfer
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     - Simplified Chinese (zh_CN.po) by Carlos Z.F. Liu
Files: 
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 1053e2d7679b4413921f633cb8cdf703 48914 debian-installer standard yaboot-installer_0.0.20.tar.gz
 7e152e550ef599eb50e58472953eec15 33392 debian-installer standard yaboot-installer_0.0.20_powerpc.udeb
package-type: udeb

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