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Bug#257285: marked as done (FB support should not be disabled by default for all Sparc systems)

Your message dated Sun, 22 Apr 2007 04:42:03 +0200
with message-id <200704220442.04126.elendil@planet.nl>
and subject line Bug#257285: FB support should not be disabled by default for all Sparc systems
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: http://people.debian.org/~jbailey/d-i/sparc/daily/sparc32/netboot/boot.img on 2004.07.01
uname -a: System is not available for this any more. It was running Sarge.
Date: 2004.07.01 over the course of the afternoon
Method: Netboot, followed by fetching packages via FTP.
Machine: SUN4M, Sun Sparcstation 5, 110MHz
Processor: standard (machine down at present)
Memory: 96 MB
Root Device: SCSI
Root Size/partition table: Error prior to partitioning.
Output of lspci: No PCI bus.

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [E]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [O]
Detect CD:              [E]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Reboot:                 [O]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it


This was required at the Sun boot prompt:

boot net foo debian-installer/framebuffer=false

If I omitted the framebuffer directive, I would never see the language
selection screen. Including the framebuffer directive made things proceed

Mason Loring Bliss   mason@acheron.middleboro.ma.us   Ewige Blumenkraft!
https://bliss.dyndns.org/  awake ? sleep : random() & 2 ? dream : sleep;

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Version: 1.38

Closing as some exceptions have now been added in rootskel.
Current situation is a typical case of "works for me".

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