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Bug#294492: sparcstation 5 install failure

Package: installation-reports


Debian-installer-version: http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/sid_d-i/sparc/20050207/sarge-sparc-netinst.iso
uname -a: 
Date: 20050208
Method: How did you install?  netinst cdrom
What did you boot off?  cdrom

Machine: sparcstation 5
Processor: sun4m / turbosparc 170Mhz
Memory: 32 MB
Root Device: 543 MB / 1.2 GB SCSI
Root Size/partition table:
Output of lspci and lspci -n:

Type 5 keyboard / parallax (unsupported) frambuffer

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

Initial boot worked:    [* ]
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:                 [ ]


Low memory install

Keyboard problems described in bug 288140

Partitioning the 543 MB drive failed.  "The minimum size you can use
is 512 MB and the maximum is 19.2 MB"

When installing to the 1.2 GB drive, base install fails: "Not
installing to unclean target".  (The partitions were just formatted.)

Blars Blarson			blarson@blars.org
With Microsoft, failure is not an option.  It is a standard feature.

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