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Bug#441446: Swap still not activated during load from DVD

Chris Bell wrote:
>    Trying a reload on the same box in "expert" mode from 4.0r1 DVD with 128M
> RAM still crashes before the end of installation, with the first hint of
> trouble being a message that no swap was activated, although the hard disc
> was partitioned with about 246M swap partition.

No, this is not related to whatever problem you are experiencing, that
message is displayed in error by the uswsusp package even when there is
a swap partition. This is an errata item for etch, that I hope gets
fixed soon.

> Almost at the end of
> installing and configuring (about 20 packages to go) the configuring showed
> an error, "Installation step failed", hitting continue just went round a
> short loop which repeatedly failed at the same point.

You need to look at /var/log/syslog and find out which package failed,
and why.

see shy jo

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