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Bug#264364: Debian Installer RC 1 on PARISC

Package: installation-reports

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:  [0]
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
segmentation fault

(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.

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