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Bug#404485: marked as done (please support tga framebuffer in the installer for alpha)



Your message dated Sat, 10 Mar 2007 09:23:52 +0000
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and subject line Bug#404485: fixed in debian-installer 20070308
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Package: installation-reports
Severity: normal

Boot method: CD
Image version: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/alpha/iso-cd/debian-testing-alpha-netinst.iso
Date: 2006-12-25 16:00 CET

Machine: Digital UDB Multia (alpha)
Processor: alpha (exact type unknown)
Memory: 128 MB
Partitions: info unavailable

Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:
info unavailable

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

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

Comments/Problems:

Booting from the netinst CD hangs. The last messages are from aboot:
aboot: loading uncompressed boot/vmlinuz...
aboot: loading compressed boot/vmlinuz...
aboot: zero-filling 869010 bytes at 0xfffffc00017114b6
aboot: loading initrd (4387840 bytes/4285 blocks) at 0xfffffc0007a020000
aboot: starting kernel boot/vmlinuz with arguments ramdisk_size=16384 root=/dev/ram devfs=mount,dall

Then it hangs. The machine ran Debian/sarge previously; it has no known
hardware failures. The same problem occured with the RC1 installer.


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Source: debian-installer
Source-Version: 20070308

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

debian-installer_20070308.dsc
  to pool/main/d/debian-installer/debian-installer_20070308.dsc
debian-installer_20070308.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/debian-installer/debian-installer_20070308.tar.gz
debian-installer_20070308_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/d/debian-installer/debian-installer_20070308_amd64.deb



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

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 404485@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
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Format: 1.7
Date: Thu,  8 Mar 2007 23:43:33 +0100
Source: debian-installer
Binary: debian-installer
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 20070308
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Frans Pop <fjp@debian.org>
Changed-By: Frans Pop <fjp@debian.org>
Description: 
 debian-installer - Debian installer
Closes: 401603 402276 403195 403895 404485 408535 409747
Changes: 
 debian-installer (20070308) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   [ Thiemo Seufer ]
   * Add Qemu mips/mipsel images, thanks Aurelien Jarno.
 .
   [ Sylvain Ferriol ]
   * Add keyboard usb packages in i386 root floppy and move all net packages
     to i386 net-drivers-1 floppy.
 .
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Switch font used for Dzongkha in g-i to ttf-tmuni.
 .
   [ Martin Michlmayr ]
   * Provide a properly encrypted firmware image for Thecus N2100 so the
     firmware upgrade process will recognize it.  Thanks to Kurt Roeckx
     for help with OpenSSL.
   * Remove incomplete armeb support.
   * Remove obsolete arm/nslu2 config files.
   * Switch arm, mips and mipsel to 2.6.18-2.
   * Switch arm, mips and mipsel to 2.6.18-3.
   * n2100: Add support for Evesham's M-Box.
   * Put in a workaround to support building with both apex 1.4.7 and the
     new 1.4.14 which changes the name of the apex binary; closes: #409747
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Stop using the system status file; generate a dummy status file for apt
     containing libc6 and libnewt (the only two debs udebs still depend on).
   * dhcp3-client-udeb is for some reason Standard priority, so gets included
     in monolithic image builds (and breaks the build). Exclude it from the
     monolithic images until its priority is fixed.
   * The i386 boot floppy will be too big with the 2.6.18 kernel, so drop
     usb input modules from it. USB keyboard support didn't work before
     anyway AFAICS, since usb-discover was not included.
   * With 2.6.18, nic-extra-modules gets too big to fit on the i386
     net-drivers-1 floppy with nic-modules. Move nic-extra-modules to
     net-drivers-2 and reorg to fit.
   * Don't exclude usb drivers from driver floppies; the root floppy does not
     currently load them.
 .
   [ Sven Luther ]
   * Switch powerpc to 2.6.18-2.
   * Add a prep flavour.
   * Add fancontrol modules to cdrom and netboot images for powerpc64.
 .
   [ Thiemo Seufer ]
   * Fix tftpboot.sh for mips/r5k-ip32.
 .
   [ dann frazier ]
   * Switch ia64 to initramfs.
   * Make the default boot option on ia64 "Install" for consistency with x86.
   * Add rescue boot option on ia64.
 .
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Switch i386 to 2.6.18-3.
   * Apply patch from Alex Owen to fix serial console support for grub in the
     installed system (#224641).
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Add time to image build date, and set build date to UTC (was local
     time before).
   * Etch will be Debian 4.0.
 .
   [ Stephen R. Marenka ]
   * Add preliminary network-console support to m68k.
   * Switch m68k to 2.6.18-3.
   * Add back the atari subarch and the floppy initrd.
   * Add emile to build-deps.
 .
   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * Switch alpha to 2.6.18-3.  Now with support for TITAN systems, huzzah!
 .
   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Switch powerpc to 2.6.18-3.
   * Document new GET_MAX_PRIMARY command in partman-base 99.
 .
   [ Dann Frazier ]
   * Switch ia64 to 2.6.18-3.
 .
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Switch amd64, hppa, sparc and s/390 to 2.6.18-3.
   * On amd64 we temporarily need to include /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 in g-i initrds
     to work around #373253 until upstream can remove pthread_cancel() calls in
     directfb. Because of the Etch release this is implemented for now by
     setting EXTRAFILES in the relevant files under config/amd64.
   * daily-build: keep file attributes between build targets if fakeroot is
     used. Closes: #401603.
   * Raise minimal memory requirement in boot help screens on x86 to 32MB.
     Closes: #402276.
   * Makefile: don't strip "Choices-C" fields from templates if DROP_LANG is set
     (see #400263).
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Copy the keyring from debian-archive-keyring into images (was using the
     old keyring from apt). Build-depend on a current version of
     debian-archive-keyring for good measure.
   * Fix stripping of kernel modules by Makefile, was broken due to bogus find
     command.
   * /etc/apt/trusted.gpg can't be guaranteed to be readable, and the udeb
     download will fail to verify if it's not. Avoid this by making apt use
     KEYRING.
 .
   [ dann frazier ]
   * Add scsi-common-modules to pkg-lists/cdrom/ia64.cfg. sym53c8xx.ko is in
     this package, which is needed for scsi cd-roms in machines like the
     HP rx7620 (closes: #403895)
   * Add relocatable flag to elilo.conf for ia64 - this is required when booting
     on Altix systems, though it cannot be used with 2.4 kernels
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Remove udev-udeb from the ADS cf image.
   * Rename gtk-miniiso targets to netboot-gtk, and place the resulting files
     under the netboot/gtk/ directory. Add full set of netboot files for the
     gtk image, not just the mini.iso. The gtk-miniiso directories are kept
     working via symlinks for now, so that we won't have to update the docs so
     late in the release process. Closes: #408535
 .
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Update general copyright notices for Debian and Debian Installer to 2007.
   * Switch all architectures to 2.6.18-4.
 .
   [ Martin Michlmayr ]
   * Update mips/mipsel boot configs to refer to 2.6.18-4.
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Add support for armel. Symlink most arm configs to avoid duplication.
   * Add libgcc1 to the udeb exclude list, and add a dummy item for it to the
     status file. This supports armel, which already uses glibc 2.5, and will
     be needed later when other arches switch to it.
 .
   [ Gordon Farquharson ]
   * Enable users to select a timezone on arm/ixp4xx, arm/iop32, and
     mipsel/cobalt. Closes: #403195.
   * Include the IXP4xx Ethernet driver on the initrd now that oldsys-preseed
     will choose the correct device depending on whether the NPE microcode
     is available.
 .
   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * Add fb-modules to the initrds on alpha, now that matroxfb has been
     moved to a separate udeb; fixes support for installs on TGA-using
     systems.  Closes: #404485.
 .
   [ dann frazier ]
   * [ia64] Fix elilo boot screen formatting - the addition of the time
     to the $BUILD_DATE variable was causing an ugly line wrap
 .
   [ Joey Hess ]
   * Document use of generic.all_generic_ide=1 in f6.txt.
 .
   [ Frans Pop ]
   * Set default suite to etch (etch branch only).
Files: 
 15386972194f79692425515828543eeb 2128 devel optional debian-installer_20070308.dsc
 2bd774dfc2d5b5349dcff3dd90c676c1 1232647 devel optional debian-installer_20070308.tar.gz
 908df562de085cb6340c91d8b79e13d1 768252 devel optional debian-installer_20070308_amd64.deb
 f25d8844c163521ec02bad2175df36f0 106841883 raw-installer - debian-installer-images_20070308_amd64.tar.gz

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