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Re: CD-ROM mount failed

On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 08:55:49PM +0200, Petr Stehlik wrote:

> I must admit that I spent half of Sunday trying the install sarge again
> and again to ensure that I am not doing it wrong. Today I wanted to test
> it on real hardware before filling the installation report. But your
> words sounds like it's a known problem? But it's kind of a show stopper
> - "hey, you can partition your drive but you'll never install anything".
> Is this really the current state of sarge on atari?

I think the only manual work around needed is to manually format the
linux partition(s) and mount it (them) on /target. I did this under
aranym a month or so ago, I think. 

> Let me sum it up: partition is created correctly, kernel recognizes it
> during boot (reporting AHDI p1) but the udeb findpart.1 or something
> like that fails apparently as it reports "no partitions found".

Both versions of d-i partitioning support make some use of libparted. My
plan is to add full support to parted for AHDI/ICD (and then drop
m68k support for partconf altogether). I've spent just enough time 
looking at it to think it's not really very hard to do. I just need to 
find the time to do it. If you're up for it, that's my biggest obstacle 
to full atari support. If not, I'll eventually get to it.

The other thing that would help me is to get 2.6 working on atari. If I
understand correctly, the video isn't supported. (I'd be delighted to be

What filesystem is native to atari? I'll add it for hd-media.

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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