Bug#264364: Debian Installer RC 1 on PARISC
Debian-installer-version: Release Candidate 1
uname -a: N/A
Date: Sun Aug 8 14:49:42 CEST 2004
Method: Booted from CD
Machine: Hewlett Packard 9000-712/60
Processor: PA-Risc 1.1d - PA7100 LC (PCX-L)
Memory: 64 MB
Root Device: SCSI, /dev/sda
Root Size/partition table: N/A
Output of lspci: N/A
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: 
Create file systems: [O]
Mount partitions: [O]
Install base system: [E]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Reboot: [ ]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
--When selecting the Belgian keyboard layout, I got the error message 'An
installation step failed: Select a keyboard layout'.
On /dev/tty4 I could read:
do_page_fault pid=1065 command='kbd-chooser' type=15 address=0x00000002
(this is not the complete output)
I chose the 'American English' keyboard and the installer continued.
-When installing the base system, the installation seemed to stall on
'Retrieving console-data'. I waited for more than half an hour, but the
installer did not continue. On /dev/tty2, I could see that a 'cp'-command was
When I tried to manually copy the file (console-data) the shell also blocked.
I burned the image on another cd, but the problem persisted. I even tried
another machine --> same problem.
I could mount the cd and copy the file without problems on my i386 machine.