Bug#253102: Installation on a recent ibook G4 (Beta 4)
On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 10:57:48AM +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Package: installation-reports
> Debian-installer-version: Beta4-Installer from installer web page
Could you please retest with TC1?
> 1. Initial boot only worked with "expert-safe" (framebuffer unusuable otherwise)
Not much we can do about this, AIUI; that's why the option's provided.
> 2. I could not get the installer to install LVM. Manually going to a
> shell and creating the volume group and afterwards the logical
> volumes worked. The installer then proceede to format and mount the
> partitions without problems.
I doubt TC1 will fix this. It's a parted problem.
> 4. Boot-Loader installation went fine, except that I was unable to set
> "video=ofonly". I could change it, but I could not run ybin to
> install the change (after I realized what exactly the error
> caused). The only way around this was to explicitly boot with
> hd:4,/vmlinux root=/dev/hda4 ro video=ofonly
That's been fixed post-beta4.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]