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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

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