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Bug#283420: Package: installation-reports

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: 18-Nov-2004 13:32
uname -a:
Linux debian 2.4.27-1-686 #1 Fri Sep 3 06:28:00 UTC 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Date: Nov 27, 2004 17:00 PST
Method: bootfloppy-image.img
If network install, from where?
Proxied? No
Machine: HP Kayak XU800MT
Processor: x86 Pentium III Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 6 cpu MHz 863.950 cache size 256 KB
Memory: 256 MB
Root Size/partition table:
Partition	Type		Size MB		Pri/Log
windows98	FAT32		4,996.7		Primary
linux		Linux Ext2	3,435.8		Primary
swap		Linux Swap	  243.2		Primary
Root Device: IDE
Root Size/partition table:
linux		Linux Ext2	2,319.2		Primary

# lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82840 840 (Carmel) Chipset Host Bridge (Hub A) (rev 01)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82840 840 (Carmel) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 01)
0000:00:02.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82840 840 (Carmel) Chipset PCI Bridge (Hub B) (rev 01)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801AA PCI Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801AA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801AA IDE (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801AA USB (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801AA SMBus (rev 02)
0000:01:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24 [CrystalClear SoundFusion Audio Accelerator] (rev 01)
0000:01:0b.0 Ethernet controller: Accton Technology Corporation SMC2-1211TX (rev 10)
0000:02:1f.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82806AA PCI64 Hub PCI Bridge (rev 02)
0000:03:00.0 PIC: Intel Corp. 82806AA PCI64 Hub Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller (rev 01)
0000:03:09.0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AIC-7892P U160/m (rev 02)
0000:04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G400 AGP (rev 04)
# lspci -n
0000:00:00.0 0600: 8086:1a21 (rev 01)
0000:00:01.0 0604: 8086:1a23 (rev 01)
0000:00:02.0 0604: 8086:1a24 (rev 01)
0000:00:1e.0 0604: 8086:2418 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.0 0601: 8086:2410 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 0101: 8086:2411 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.2 0c03: 8086:2412 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 0c05: 8086:2413 (rev 02)
0000:01:05.0 0401: 1013:6003 (rev 01)
0000:01:0b.0 0200: 1113:1211 (rev 10)
0000:02:1f.0 0604: 8086:1360 (rev 02)
0000:03:00.0 0800: 8086:1161 (rev 01)
0000:03:09.0 0100: 9005:008f (rev 02)
0000:04:00.0 0300: 102b:0525 (rev 04)

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:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [E]
Install base system:    [E]
Install boot loader:    [E]
Reboot:                 [E]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

I used the partition tool to have /home mounted on /hda1
The installer seemed like it accepted it.
Notice how I declared everything `Primary'...
The first problem manifested itself on reboot. It would not.
I think it was because grub got installed on /hda0 instead of /sda0

I started the whole installation  again. (Did not know how to boot /sda2 directly)
This time, after grub, I installed lilo on /sda2 and Linux booted fine

The base-config misconfigured my HP91 high resolution monitor: No 19"/18"-viewable
available and no High Resolution configured.
I don't know if it is a bug but running base-config afterwards at multiuser level or
console single user level did not allow me the opportunity to reconfigure X.

Also, in the end, /home was on /sda2 instead of /hda1 like I had used partman
to set this up.

I have all the logs on /var/log and if you want I can email the ones you want for

Note: I had a similar report in September but I was not trying to do multipartition.
I am redoing an install now because I messed up the kernel in September, trying to
rebuild it from source because of a VPN client compatibility problem.

Thank you so much again for all this incredible work and results.
Best Regards.

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