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Re: Re: Etch/Sid not installable on amd64

On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 01:56:41PM +0000, Wasfi JAOUAD wrote in a
different order:

> Geert Stappers wrote :
> > > > And how works an AMD64 installer on a AMD64 ?
> > > 
> > > I'll try and tell you
> > 
> > Nice! 
> Well, I tried. It didn't go far : base system could not be installed.
> I learned the exact message by heart, but after 3 hours fighting with netcourrier.com
> which was on vacation today, I forgot it. Bottom line : iso image on the USB stick
> could not be found/mounted.
> Then I couldn't mount any partition of my disks so I have no dmseg or lspci output to offer :-(
> In /var/log/syslog I saw something like : hw-detect : no ide/flopppy/.. found. Bad.
> It seems there is no 2.6 kernel in the image, maybe it could make things better if it was there..
> Used : 
>      http://amd64.debian.net/debian-installer/daily/hd-media/boot.img.gz (08-Apr-2006)
>      http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/amd64/iso-cd/debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso (13-May-2006)
> Any further testing I can do ?


Play the game again.
Play it as a game with no rules.
Nobody did forbid you to take notes, to write down the exact message, nobody.

Take your time to do another install.
Take your time to make notes about it.
And especially take your time to tell us what you have expirienced.

Describe your hardware, say which version of d-i you use (state the URL)
Tell/explain which keystrokes you use to start the installation.
(mention that you are installing from a USB thumbdrive )
Report the succesfull steps, then where it fails.
(saying what went good, indicates at which point the failure occures)
Pay special attention to report the error message.
Keep smiling, you are playing.

> Wasfi.

Looking forward for the report.

Geert Stappers

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