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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                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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