On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 12:19:37PM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Package: installation-reports
> Debian-installer-version: Oct 19 2005 11:30 am Mountain time, debian testing amd64 netinst image from www.us.debian.org
> uname -a: Linux tetra 2.6.12-1-amd64-generic #1 Wed Sep 28 02:05:15 CEST 2005 x86_64 unknown
> Date: Oct 19 2005 12:05pm
> Method: boot from netinst, through IP masquerading firewall at matrix.coe.montana.edu (worked before on other machines)
> Machine: TYAN Thunder K8SE V1.01
> Processor: two dual-core AMD Opteron 275's, stepping E4
> Memory: 16GB
> Root Device: built-in SATA
> Root Size/partition table: used default for "multi-user machine"
> Output of lspci and lspci -n:
> never got to a point where I had lspci. Just teh hardware on the
> motherboard, nothing else.
> Base System Installation Checklist:
> [O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
> Initial boot worked: [0 ]
> 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: [ ]
> Install base system: [E ]
> Install boot loader: [ ]
> Reboot: [ ]
> After creating the filesystems, the installer never gave me a chance
> to select mirrors -- just went to "cannot install base system".
> Also, the partition step did not appear to recognize the RAID I set up
> in the Nvidia SATA raid controller.
Proprietary software raid is not supported. Use linux software raid or
a hardware raid card (one which is supported of course).
Not sure about the lack of choice for mirror. The amd64 port of course
doesn't have that many mirrors yet as far as I know.