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Bug#283294: rc2 on sparc64: serial install broken (2nd stage)

Package: installation-reports


Debian-installer-version: rc-2

uname -a: did not get that far

Date: 2004-10-04 23:30 CEST
Method: netinst iso, 'Linux' from serial console
Machine: Sun Ultra5
Processor: 270 MHz
Memory: 64 MByyte
Root Device: /dev/hda
Root Size/partition table (from last time's install):
Disk /dev/hda (Sun disk label): 16 heads, 63 sectors, 12009 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 bytes
   Device Flag    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1             0     11906   6000624   83  Linux native   (old Woody)
/dev/hda2         11906     12007     50904   82  Linux swap
/dev/hda3             0     77545  39082680    5  Whole disk
/dev/hda4         12007     23633   5859504   83  Linux native	(new Sarge, to be overwritten)
/dev/hda5         23633     24214    292824   82  Linux swap

Output of lspci (from last time's install):
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Ultra IIi
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Simba Advanced PCI Bridge (rev 11)
0000:00:01.1 PCI bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Simba Advanced PCI Bridge (rev 11)
0000:01:01.0 Bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. EBUS (rev 01)
0000:01:01.1 Ethernet controller: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Happy Meal (rev 01)
0000:01:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage I/II 215GT [Mach64 GT] (rev 9a)
0000:01:03.0 IDE interface: Silicon Image, Inc. (formerly CMD Technology Inc) PCI0646 (rev 03)

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

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:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Reboot:                 [O]

Second stage fails with: 
  "error: Unable to switch charset mapping to ISO-8859-15 with terminal 'pseudo'
   warning: disabling unsupported locale 'de_DE@euro'.
   Configuring the base system..."
and restarting second stage in an endless loop. Same happens with english install
except other chareset and locale.
(I think this was reported earlier, but I was unable to find this bug in the BTS)


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