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Bug#405971: marked as done (d-i goes into lowmem level1 with 64 MB on mips but shouldn't)

Your message dated Wed, 24 Jan 2007 01:32:03 +0000
with message-id <E1H9Wzb-0001oI-To@ries.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#405971: fixed in lowmem 1.24
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports

Boot method: netboot
Image version: http://people.debian.org/~ths/d-i/mips/images/daily/r5k-ip32/netboot-boot.img
Date: Sun Jan  7 18:06:53 CET 2007

Machine: SGI O2
Processor: r5k,195 Mhz
Memory: 64 MB
    erwin:~# fdisk -l /dev/sda

    Disk /dev/sda (SGI disk label): 141 heads, 62 sectors, 1016 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 8742 * 512 bytes

    ----- partitions -----
    Pt#    Device  Info     Start       End   Sectors  Id  System
    1: /dev/sda1  boot         5       960   8357352  83  Linux native
    2: /dev/sda2  swap       961      1015    480810  83  Linux native
    9: /dev/sda3               0         4     43710   0  SGI volhdr
    11: /dev/sda4               0      1015   8881872   6  SGI volume
    ----- Bootinfo -----
    Bootfile: /unix
    ----- Directory Entries -----
    0: arcboot    sector    4 size   70376

Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:

    erwin:~# lspci -nn
    00:01.0 SCSI storage controller [0100]: Adaptec AIC-7880U [9004:8078]
    00:02.0 SCSI storage controller [0100]: Adaptec AIC-7880U [9004:8078]
    erwin:~# lspci -vnn
    00:01.0 SCSI storage controller [0100]: Adaptec AIC-7880U [9004:8078]
	    Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 16, IRQ 9
	    I/O ports at 1000 [disabled] [size=256]
	    Memory at 280020000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	    [virtual] Expansion ROM at 280000000 [disabled] [size=64K]

    00:02.0 SCSI storage controller [0100]: Adaptec AIC-7880U [9004:8078]
	    Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 16, IRQ 10
	    I/O ports at 1400 [disabled] [size=256]
	    Memory at 280021000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	    [virtual] Expansion ROM at 280010000 [disabled] [size=64K]


Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [O]
Detect network card:    [O]
Configure network:      [O]
Detect CD:              [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [ ]
Install base system:    [O]
Clock/timezone setup:   [ ]
User/password setup:    [O]
Install tasks:          [ ]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Overall install:        [O]


The machine has 64M of RAM and the d-i installs in a low-memory-mode, which
results in directly using fdisk to create the partitions. Does Debian now
need > 64M RAM to offer a decent partition interface?


Joerg Hoh

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Source: lowmem
Source-Version: 1.24

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lowmem, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/l/lowmem/lowmem_1.24.dsc
  to pool/main/l/lowmem/lowmem_1.24.tar.gz
  to pool/main/l/lowmem/lowmem_1.24_all.udeb
  to pool/main/l/lowmem/lowmemcheck_1.24_amd64.udeb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 405971@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Frans Pop <fjp@debian.org> (supplier of updated lowmem package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 02:20:24 +0100
Source: lowmem
Binary: lowmemcheck lowmem
Architecture: source amd64 all
Version: 1.24
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Frans Pop <fjp@debian.org>
 lowmem     - free memory for lowmem install (udeb)
 lowmemcheck - detect low-memory systems and enter lowmem mode (udeb)
Closes: 405971
 lowmem (1.24) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Martin Michlmayr ]
   * Make sure that SGI machines with 64 MB of RAM don't run in lowmem
     mode. Closes: #405971.
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Update lowmem levels for x86 for Etch RC2 as tested in VMware.
 22c3ecc1ef03a3fb8e5053381559e494 678 debian-installer optional lowmem_1.24.dsc
 3bd1f11b9b8882a1f393e82a7ef9af28 9516 debian-installer optional lowmem_1.24.tar.gz
 62b5b16e5502ce2bd8cafaec362cc5be 1364 debian-installer optional lowmem_1.24_all.udeb
 46fff46b10908d12fed3ecc27d0e79b9 4838 debian-installer optional lowmemcheck_1.24_amd64.udeb
Package-Type: udeb

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