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

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 05:13:43PM +0200, "Nölle, Christian" wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > Could you clarify that when you boot using expert64, you don't even
> > see the installer main menu, but that it just goes straight into the
> > language selector without giving you any opportunity for
> > interaction?
> Yes, that is the case. System is booting up fine, entering the installer and
> autoselecting the first step in the d-i menu. And so forth, as described.

OK. Do you see the language selection menu and get an opportunity to
select something from it? If so, can you select "Go back" and get to the
main menu? If you can, then you should be able to select the "Execute a
shell" option there.

> > If that is the case, then it sounds as though kernel command-line
> > options aren't being passed through to the installer, which is very
> > strange. Could you try booting a current daily
> > (http://people.debian.org/~wouter/d-i/powerpc/daily/) with 'expert64
> > priority=low' to see what happens in that case?
> I check that out. Could we use the mini.iso for the netboot or is there
> any other (better) way for booting?!

The mini.iso should be fine if you can use that.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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