Bug#244451: Installation Report; Failed
I figured out that this problem is caused by the service partition on the
I don't know why but if there is no service partition everything goes fine.
Having the service partition causes d-i to not be able to detect the cdrom.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joey Hess" <email@example.com>
To: "Stephen T. Bellis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 8:43 PM
Subject: Re: Bug#244451: Installation Report; Failed
Stephen T. Bellis wrote:
> It doesn't matter what I do I can't get this machine to mount ANY cd to
preform the install.
> I've tried several d-i cd's including older versions that worked
> I've also tried changing the cd drive to a HP 9900i with the same results.
If you have a CD that you know worked before, on the same hardware, then
it would indicate a hardware problem, wouldn't it? Or did the CD work on
some other system?
> Using the netinst cd, I can't partition the hard drive.
> The drive being used has a small service partition on it for the server
The installer has to see the CD before it can load partitioning tools
What happens if you go to a shell and manually try to mount the CD?
Have you tried running the menu item that checks a CD for validity?
see shy jo