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Bug#393795: installation-report: PowerMac G4

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usertag 393795 powerpc netinst daily 

On Tuesday 17 October 2006 21:41, Meelis Roos wrote:
> Comments/Problems:
> After reboot there were 2 noticable problems.
> The first is that hwclock could not be accessed with any known method
> (error -22) and so the year was in the beginning on 19xx. This caused
> secondary errors later.

That sounds like a kernel issue again. Would you agree with that?

> The other problem was the configuration of xserver-xorg (I agreed to
> install Desktop task). It kept asking and asking the sam question of
> what video modes I would like to use, from 640x40 to 1900x.... Whatever
> I chose (all/nothing/different sensible subsets in lower resolutions)
> it asked the same question again, and choosing the back button also
> asked it again. The only way was to kill it from another terminal.
> Second time it could configure itself fine.

I've seen this mentioned before. IMO it is an important issue.
Could you please check if this is resolved or still present in the version 
of X currently in unstable? This should be possible by installing in 
expert mode using a businesscard image and selecting "unstable" during 
mirror selection.


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