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Bug#352914: yaboot-installer tries to search for apple partitions on ibm rs6k/pseries hardware

Hi, ...

We are trying to tackle these issues, and Colin will upload a new version of
partman-prep today, which will be present in tomorrow's daily builds. It would
be helpful if you could give those a try, and comment back on this bug report
(just do a group-reply to this mail).


Sven Luther

On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 10:31:22AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 08:25:59AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > I file this bug as a place-holder for discussion and solving this issue. I
> > have now had various reports that installation on various IBM powerpc/power
> > machines, ranging from the RS6K B50 which has a 32bit 604e processor upto
> > modern 64bit pseries (p620), that yaboot-installer tries to do search for an
> > apple_bootstrap partition, and naturally fail.
> I don't think that it's *actually* searching for an Apple_Bootstrap
> partition, although I have no definite proof that it isn't. The error
> message says it couldn't find an Apple_Bootstrap partition, true, and
> that's a bug, but actually it says that if it can't find a bootable
> partition for any subarchitecture.
> In order to tackle this, I need to get /var/log/syslog and
> /var/log/partman from a failed installation. The "Save debug logs" entry
> from the installer main menu should help with extracting these.
> -- 
> Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]
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