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Re: 3 days until end of test period

On Friday 18 March 2005 06.34, Rick_Thomas wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 03:13, Rick_Thomas wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 11:36, Holger Levsen wrote:


> Last night I thought it was just a glitch -- the beige G3 hardware is
> sometimes a little flaky.  But now I'm not so sure.  The G4 machine has
> always been solid as a rock, hardware-wise.
> The weirdness is this:
> Installing with the 2.6.8 kernel (single processor version, if it
> matters)  The initial reboot goes just fine, and drops me into tasksel,
> where I select "print server", and "desktop environment".  All the
> installation and setup stuff goes as expected, but when everything is
> over and I try to log out, I never get a "login:" prompt or a Gnome
> login window.  If I switch to another virtual console (alt-F2) and try
> to login there it accepts my login and password, but I never get a shell
> prompt.
> I had to go to another machine and do "ssh root@box /sbin/reboot"
> because using "slogin root@box" got me the point where I enter my root
> password, then the same hang as I saw on the second virtual console.
> Sound familiar?  What am I doing wrong?
Sounds familiar. I experienced the same on a x86 box. But I blamed it on my 
preseeding experiments. I'm kind of relived that I'm not alone...

I can provide more infos if requested.

Anyway, thanx for the good work.


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