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Bug#301238: Package: installation-reports

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version:  Floppy images build on (20050323) from
uname -a:  Linux (none) 2.4.27-2-sparc32 #1 Tue Feb 15 00:11:41 PST 2005
sparc unknown
Date: 2005-03-24 14:24 CET (GMT+1)
        I booted from the floppy images, into expret mode
        I needed to speciefy, root=/dev/fd0
        when also the drivers were loaded the rest is done throug LAN
        everything is downloaded from http://ftp.surfnet.nl using the
testing distribution
             Got the machine from someone, haven't got any documentation or
clue what what is
              I just love to try to get a good running Linux on it althoug I
am not a Linux "goeroe",
              I just know my way around google and some linux basics (with

              Here is a list of what I do know:

            Sun SparcStation5 (SS5 / sun4m?) with 170 MHz
            128 MB of ram
            Floppy Drive
            2 internal SCSI drives
                SCSI1 (0,1,0) (sda) 1.1 GB QUANTUM FB1080J SUN1.05
                SCSI1 (0,3,0) (sdb) 2.2 GB IBM DCAS32160 SUN2.1G
            1 extrnal UltraSCSI drive
                SCSI2 (0,6,0) (sbc) 18.1 GB SEAGATE ST318404L SUN18G (in a
Sun UltraSCSI casing)

            Extrenal SCSI is connected to a SBUS card which also has a
10/100Mbit lan port (HAPPYMEAL)

Processor:    SS5 (sun4m)
Memory:       128 MB
Root Device: SCSI
Root Size/partition table:
        Partition Table made with installer:
                 sda, one partition ext3 used as / (root)
                 sdb, one partition ext3 used as /home
                 sdc, three partitions
                        #1 8 GB used as /usr
                        #2 512 MB used as swap
                        #4 9.6 GB used as /var

Output of lspci and lspci -n:
        no lspci available on boot disks

Modules (auto) loaded:
        sunlance (for onbaord LAN)
        sunhme (for SBUS HappyMeal LAN card)
        esp        (for Sun Microsystems ESP SCSI)

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

Initial boot worked:            [E]
Configure network HW:     [O]
Config network:                 [O]
Detect CD:                        []    No CD Drives
Load installer modules:       [O]
Detect hard drives:             [O]
Partition hard drives:          []    Already done previously (with
Create file systems:            []    Already done previously (with
Mount partitions:                [E]
Install base system:            [O]
Install boot loader:             [O]
Reboot:                             [E]


    Initial boot doesn't work propperly
    need to do root=/dev/fd0 otherwise no boot possible

    Mounting can't be done throug the installe menu's
     It always wan't to format the harddrive, or am I doning something wrong

    got some errors while booting, I thinks this is my own fault, as I
didn't format the disks,
    but just did a rm * -r afther mounting and before doing a base

    Warning: Your /etc/fstab does not contain the fsck passno field. I will
kludge around things for you,
     but you should fix your /etc/fstab file as soon as possible

    error while loading shared libraries: libdiscover.so.1: cannot open
object file: No such file or directory

    can't create /var/run/dhclient.eth0.leases: No such file or directory
    exiting. Faild to bring up eth0.

     /etc/init.d/rcS: line 1: cut: command not found
     /etc/init.d/rcS: line 29: [: =: unary operator expected
    /etc/init.d/rsC: line 24: /var/run/utmp: No such file or directory

     Initialising random number generator... urandom start: failed:

      at the end I get: Starting system log deamon: syslogd.
      but nothing happens for about 5 minutes so I stopped the computer.


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