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Bug#373586: marked as done (PMac install - probs w/ finish install)

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and subject line Bug#373586: PMac install - probs w/ finish install
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Package: installation-reports


Debian-installer-version: 12 Jun 06 - testing (etch) jigdo cd(#1)
uname -a: Linux naro 2.6.15-1-powerpc #2 Mon Mar 6 12:39:17 CET 2006 ppc GNU/Linux
Date: 13 Jun 06
Method: How did you install?  What did you boot off?  If network
      install, from where?  Proxied?
	Booted from the install cd into expert mode; did standard install with
	manual partitioning of the hard drive.

Machine: Apple G4 PowerMac with AGP
Processor: 7400, altivec supported
Memory: 640MB
Root Device: IDE Hard drive (/proc/.../model WDC WD1200BB-00CAA0)
Root Size/partition table:  Feel free to paste the full partition
      table, with notes on which partitions are mounted where.
Filesystem           1M-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda7                  480       207       248  46% /
tmpfs                      315         1       315   1% /dev/shm
/dev/hda10               20159     16861      2274  89% /home
/dev/hda11               40610     27866     10681  73% /nfs
/dev/hda8                 5040      1886      2899  40% /usr
/dev/hda9                40318     31202      7069  82% /usr/local
tmpfs                      315         1       315   1% /dev

Output of lspci and lspci -n:

0000:00:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth AGP
0000:00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 PF/PRO AGP 4x TMDS
0001:10:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth PCI
0001:10:0d.0 PCI bridge: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21154 (rev 05)
0001:11:02.0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AHA-7850 (rev 03)
0001:11:04.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 RE/SG
0001:11:07.0 ff00: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo Mac I/O (rev 02)
0001:11:08.0 USB Controller: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo USB
0001:11:09.0 USB Controller: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo USB
0001:11:0a.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB12LV23 IEEE-1394 Controller
0002:21:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth Internal PCI
0002:21:0f.0 Ethernet controller: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth GMAC (Sun GEM)

0000:00:0b.0 0600: 106b:0020
0000:00:10.0 0300: 1002:5046
0001:10:0b.0 0600: 106b:001f
0001:10:0d.0 0604: 1011:0026 (rev 05)
0001:11:02.0 0100: 9004:5078 (rev 03)
0001:11:04.0 0300: 1002:5245
0001:11:07.0 ff00: 106b:0022 (rev 02)
0001:11:08.0 0c03: 106b:0019
0001:11:09.0 0c03: 106b:0019
0001:11:0a.0 0c00: 104c:8019
0002:21:0b.0 0600: 106b:001e
0002:21:0f.0 0200: 106b:0021

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:    [ ]	- kept config since I have a sarge install on that machine too
Reboot:                 [E]	- The "finish installation" step just flash a window coming up
				  and then return to the install menu. I had to finish via the
				  abort installation.

	As above, a standard install though I skipped the Debian mirror part since
	I install packages from loop mounted DVD images (however even when I did specify
	a mirror, it didn't work...found the Release file but (the installer) tasksel 
	couldn't seem to connect with the mirror). As a sidenote when I later tried to 
	run tasksel after booting into the new system, that failed when it complained about 
	answering yes to some questions when --force-yes wasn't given as an option.
	The main problem happened at the end with the "finish install" step. As above it just 
	flashed a window and returned to the menu.

	(Package related issues) Although I specified shadow passwords, they were not set,
	probably because of the finish prob above. I did a shadowconf on to get it going. 
	Also the timezone wasn't set...as above. I installed kdm,kde,&xorg via dselect. 
	They didn't set a useable video mode for the machine (640x480 I believe). I needed to 
	go in and set the HSync and VRefresh explicitly in the xorg.conf to get a useable 
	display. Also KDE would not initialize sessions. In both a new user and an 
	established user, it would start to initialize the session but then eventually return 
	to the login screen. To get into something I could use, I escaped from the login screen
	into console mode, logged in root, killed kdm, and then did a startx. However, I could
	only do one startx. After that if I killed X and tried to get it going again, it 
	would complain about an openoffice being open and then X would die.

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On Thursday 22 June 2006 01:00, Rick Thomas wrote:
> I just tried the June 19th jigdo DVD.  Same problem.

Reason is that a new udeb accidentally migrated to testing. This issue is 
documented on [1] and was corrected shortly after the last weekly builds.
The next weekly builds should be OK again.


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Today

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