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Bug#252164: Package: installation-reports

Package: installation-reports

Sarge daily 5-22-04 from the Debian site

uname -a: 
linux server 2.6.5-1-386#2 Fri Apr 30 20:13:30 EST 2004 i586 unknown

Date: Friday May 7, 2004 ~8:30 PM PDT

Method: Net install using the 800 MB netinst image, 
booted from the CD, expert26

Machine: Old IBM clone

Processor: Pentium MMX 200 MHZ

Memory: 96  MB

Root Device: 
IDE hda  ST317240a

Root Size/partition table: 
  1 /boot  29.9 MB ext2 bootable
  2 /       200   MB ext3
  4 lvm   16.9 GB 
  3 swap  96.2 MB

  2 lvm    5.1 GB
  1 swap  96.2 MB

Both lvm in vg1
  usrlv,   1 GB /dev/vg1/usrlv
  varlv, 512 MB /dev/vg1/varlv
  tmplv  128 MB /dev/vg1/tmplv
  wrklv    1 GB /dev/vg1/wrklv
  optlv  128 MB /dev/vg1/optlv
Output of lspci: 
Apparently not available before base install.

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]
Configure the lvm:      [O]
Create file systems:    [E]
Mount partitions:       [ ]
Install base system:    [ ]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Reboot:                 [ ]
[O] = OK, 
[E] = Error (please elaborate below), 
[ ] = didn't try it


Just before partitioning, unavailable modules:
  ide-scsi, ide-mod, ide-probe-mod, ide-detect, ide-floppy

Partitioning goes fine, configuring the lvm goes fine, 
but on leaving the lvm and starting up the partitioner, 
it hangs at 56%.  Only once out of many attempts did 
it complete.  In that case, it continued to install base 
system without offering to create filesystems in the logical 

During the one run that starting the partitioner completed, I 
mkdir the mount points, mkfs.ext3 the filesystems, and started 
mounting. I must have shot self in foot, because I lost access 
to all commands.
creation be 
part of 
creation, or at 
least a 
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