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Package: installation-reports

Boot method: CD
Image version: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/etch_di_beta2/i386/iso-cd/debian-testing-i386-businesscard.iso
Date: 2006-06-15 and retry on 2006-06-16

Machine: Micron Electronics NetFRAME 2101
Processor: Intel Pentium III 450mhz
Memory: 256mb

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:    [E]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Reboot:                 [ ]


The installer got through the base install until the <x> package where
it failed and the debug console had the following message:

apt-install: Settinh up initramfs-tools (0.68b)...
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): File discriptor 3 left open
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): File discriptor 4 left open
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): File discriptor 5 left open
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): File discriptor 6 left open
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): Selected initrd generator 'initramfs-tools'
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): eval:1: cannot create
/target/etc/mkinitramfs/initramfs.conf : Directory non-existant
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): WARNING **: Configuring
'base-installer' failed with error code 2
main-menu[3074]: (process:16834): Menuitem 'base-installer' failed.

On the second try, I used a different mirror and the problem still existed.

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