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Bug#404485: installation-reports: Installation fails on Digital UDB Multia (alpha)

Op 26-12-2006 om 21:08 schreef Martin Lambers:
> On Tue, 26. Dec 2006, 20:09:32 +0100, Geert Stappers wrote:
> > A Multia has two possible bootROMs,  "SRM"  and "ARC".
> > Which one did you use?
> "SRM". 


> I noticed that the sarge installation CD shows the same error (IIRC I
> originally installed woody from scratch and then updated to sarge later).

> If nobody complained so far, it is likely that noone uses the Multia
> anymore or that something is wrong with my machine (though I do not know
> what it could be; I'm currently running a NetBSD test system but did not
> find any problems yet).

What about a thrid option?

| > aboot: starting kernel boot/vmlinuz with arguments ramdisk_size=16384
| > root=/dev/ram devfs=mount,dall
| > 
| > Then it hangs. 

I think the kernel switches console.
Bootloader messages are going to some video mode,
kernel messages to another ...

Chech the manual page of the installer for boot optitions about
consoles, screens, video modes and such a like.

And please report back your milage

Geert Stappers

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