Bug#227498: marked as done (failed install with 20040111 sarge netinst ISO on Tosh SatPro 4300 Laptop)
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Subject: failed install with 20040111 sarge netinst ISO on Tosh SatPro 4300
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uname -a: Linux tacitus 2.4.23-1-386 #1 Sun Nov 30 16:49:14 EST 2003 i686 GNU/Linux
Method: Grabbed the ISO mentioned above, burnt it to CD and booted off it.
Machine: Toshiba SatPro 4300 Series Laptop
Processor: P3 600Mhz
Memory: 192 mb
Root Device: 30 Gb IDE Hitachi Travelstar
Root Size/partition table:
Disk /dev/hda: 30.0 GB, 30005821440 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3648 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 3617 29053521 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 3618 3648 249007+ 82 Linux swap
Output of lspci: [Don't have this due to failed install; I'm planning
to install woody shortly and can provide this info
after that if it's needed/useful]
Base System Installation Checklist:
Initial boot worked: [E]
Configure network HW: [E]
Config network: [O]
Detect CD: [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives: [O]
Partition hard drives: [O]
Create file systems: [E]
Mount partitions: [O]
Install base system: [O]
Install boot loader: [O]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
o ISOLINUX prompt hangs, then prints something like "Failed to get
sector size, assuming 0800" after ~1.5 minute and boots.
o Chose 3c59x for my network card and got the "Ethernet card not
found" hate-message... waited 10 seconds or so and my PCMCIA card
came to life as expected.
o Was then dropped into the "Configure the network" dialog box. "Go
back" didn't work at this stage.
o devfs. eww.
o There was no dialog/progress bar while creating partitions which
took quite some time.
o The system ejected the CDROM and gave me the "System Reboot" dialog;
after I pressed "Continue", it dropped into the "Configure debconf"
dialog, but I wasn't able to do anything with it as the system was
* On reboot, the network didn't come up. I got the message below (by
Starting PCMCIA services: modulesLinux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
/lib/modules/2.4.23-1-386/pcmcia/i82365.o: /lib/modules/2.4.23-1-386/pcmcia/i82356.o: unresolved symnol isapnp_find_dev_R27cb2cad
ds: no socket drivers loaded!
/lib/modules/2.4.23-1-386/pcmcia/ds.o: init_module: Operation not permitted
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module paramters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
o I selected "qwerty", "British" in the console tools config stage,
and saw "loading mac-usb-uk" flash past?
o P.S. woody installs fine on this laptop
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I'm processing old installation reports, and have, finally, gotten to
yours. Thanks for talking the time to file an installation report.
I'm closing your installation report, after determining that:
- Some problems you reported are no longer present in current versions of t=
- Your report mentions some strange problems that seem unlikely to be
present in current versions of the installer.
- Your report included suggestions that we have decided not to implement,
or to do in some other way.
- It contained some previously unreported problem(s). Bugs have been cloned
from your installation report for those problem(s), and reassigned to the
If you can, please try installing again using a current version of the
debian installer. I recommend the tc1 release, which you can find on our
web page, <http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/>. If you can, try
to reproduce the problems you reported using it, so we can verify that
they're all fixed. We look forward to your new installation report.
see shy jo
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