Bug#401586: installation-report Etch (daily built)
Op 04-12-2006 om 22:08 schreef Johan Spee:
> Package: installation-reports
> Boot method: <How did you boot the installer? CD? floppy? network?>
Let's assume netinst.
> Since the installer uses the 2.6.18 kernel Debian usually installs
> smoothly on my system, but the installations won't boot. I have
> installed every 'daily built image' since last Tuesday (when the new
> kernel was added) and none of the successful installations would get
> past the point where the boot messages read "Begin: Waiting for root
> file system".
> With the installed kernel (2.6.17) my CD drives and network card will
> not work, but booting from HD should not be a problem.
If really netinst is used, then seems like the install kernel
is still 2.6.17.
> Strangely, the graphycal installer is not graphical anymore since the
> new kernel was introduced. After 'installgui' I get text based dialogs:
> much like the old installer, but fringed by weird ascii.
I think that is #401603