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Bug#301697: inst. report: RC3 businesscard (kernel 2.4) on sparc64: success (mostly)

Package: installation-reports


dated 23-MAR-2005 

uname -a: Linux ultra5 2.4.27-2-sparc64 #1 Mon Feb 14 19:11:37 PST 2005 sparc64 GNU/Linux

Date: 2005-03-26 22:30 CEST
Method: businesscard iso, normal console, just hittig ENTER at SILO prompt
Machine: Sun Ultra5
Processor: 270 MHz
Memory: 64 MByyte
Root Device: /dev/hda
Root Size/partition table:
Disk /dev/hda (Sun disk label): 16 heads, 63 sectors, 12009 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 bytes

   Device Flag    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1             0       194     97776    1  Boot
/dev/hda2           194     13757   6835752   83  Linux native  (old Woody)
/dev/hda3             0     77545  39082680    5  Whole disk
/dev/hda4         13757     14261    254016   82  Linux swap
/dev/hda5         14261     16199    976752   83  Linux native  (unused)
/dev/hda6         16199     35575   9765504    1  Boot	     (Sarge)	

Output of lspci (from last time's install):
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Ultra IIi
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Simba Advanced PCI Bridge (rev 11)
0000:00:01.1 PCI bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Simba Advanced PCI Bridge (rev 11)
0000:01:01.0 Bridge: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. EBUS (rev 01)
0000:01:01.1 Ethernet controller: Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. Happy Meal (rev 01)
0000:01:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage I/II 215GT [Mach64 GT] (rev 9a)
0000:01:03.0 IDE interface: Silicon Image, Inc. (formerly CMD Technology Inc) PCI0646 (rev 03)

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

Initial boot worked:    [O]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [E/O]*
Reboot:                 [O]


I first chose reiserfs for the root partition, and D-I
was unable to install SILO. I then changed it to ext3,
and SILO was installed just fine. It did not, however,
detect the old woody installation for dual boot.

X still has a keyboard problem, but that is not D-I's


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