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