Bug#296923: Installation Report: Sarge Netinst with base rc2 ISO
further to my last, I have discovered that my J-542B motherboard has blown a
couple of capacitors, perhaps in collusion with a dodgy power supply. I have
replaced it with a Soyo EH5H, and the installation proceeded very smoothly.
Partman still does not correctly recognize one of my disk's existing Windows
partitions, but since I installed to a different disk, this did not prevent
Prior to replacing my motherboard, I was seeing ever-more-unpredictable
behaviour from my system, so I am not convinced a bug actually existed.