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Bug#301367: install: kernel not copied if target disk isn't /dev/hd[a-c]

Package: install
Severity: normal

On my system I installed a PCI card with 2 more IDE channels (MAGNEX
Ultra DMA Controller) to be used for Software RAID purposes.

Linux Kernel then sees these block devices:

/dev/hd[a-d] -> Magnex controller
/dev/hd[e-h] -> onboard SATA channel
/dev/hd[i-l] -> onboard IDE Channel (yep!)

So I have my primary disk (where the OS must be installed) on /dev/hdi, a
couple of CD-ROMs on /dev/hdk and /dev/hdl and two disks for RAID on
/dev/hda and /dev/hdc.

I then partition adequately /dev/hdi and (with the d-i sw RAID installer
interface) set hda & hdc as RAID disks.

Then begins the installation of the base system: all is ok until the
end, where pops up a message like 'cannot install kernel-bla-bla:
/dev/hdi1 is not a block device'...

Actually, to me it seems that base packages are installed correctly:
just the kernel image cannot be copied on disk.

I can posticipate for a while the server installation, so if someone
wants to contact me to give a try, feel free to send an email.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.26-1-386
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968):

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