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Bug#292291: installation-reports: CD did not boot on Avanti Alpha

Package: installation-reports
Severity: normal


Debian-installer-version: rc2, downloaded from website today
uname -a: N/A
Date: 24/1/2005 
Method: Booting off CD

Machine: AlphaStation 400 4/166
Processor: EV4 166MHz
Memory: 216Mb
Root Device: dka400
Root Size/partition table: Didn't get that far

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [E]
Configure network HW:   [ ]
Config network:         [ ]
Detect CD:              [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives:     [ ]
Partition hard drives:  [ ]
Create file systems:    [ ]
Mount partitions:       [ ]
Install base system:    [ ]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Reboot:                 [ ]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it


Booting the netinst CD, I choose the first option (0) in aboot, and
the machine stopped at 'starting kernel'. However, the 3.0rc2 Alpha CD
I have lying around booted fine.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.9-1-k7-smp
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

I may be love's bitch, but at least I'm man enough to admit it.
         - Spike

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