Bug#461336: marked as done (Debian on Amiga 2000)
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Debian-installer-version: Sarge official m68k CD
uname -a: Linux nacho 2.4.27-amiga #1 Tue Aug 30 12:35:11 CEST 2005 m68k GNU/Linux
Booted with StartInstall_clgen, slightly modified (added bootloader option to pass
a different memory map to the kernel as one of my memory expansion cards does not
work properly under Linux, and booted into init=/bin/sh to set up a swap partition
before going into the installer.
Machine: Amiga 2000
Processor: 68040, running at 33 MHz
Memory: 16MiB on the CPU card, 6 MiB as Z2 RAM (currently unused), 1MiB CHIP RAM
Root Device: SCSI disk, 2 GB
Root Size/partition table:
Disk /dev/sda: 3 heads, 171 sectors, 8239 cylinders, RDB: 0
Logical Cylinders from 2 to 8238, 262656 bytes/Cylinder
Device Boot Mount Begin End Size Pri BBlks System
/dev/sda1 * * 2 514 131584 0 0 Amiga FFS Int.
/dev/sda2 515 1026 131328 0 0 Linux swap
/dev/sda3 * 1027 2050 262656 0 0 Linux native
/dev/sda4 2051 6146 1050624 0 0 Linux native
/dev/sda5 6147 6658 131328 0 0 Linux native
/dev/sda6 6659 8238 405270 0 0 Linux native
Output of lszorro:
00: 07e1:0b:30 Great Valley Products GForce 040 [Accelerator and SCSI Host Adapter]
01: 07e1:ff:00 Great Valley Products GForce 040 [Accelerator]
02: 0877:0b:00 Village Tronic Picasso II/II+ RAM [Graphics Card]
03: 0877:0c:00 Village Tronic Picasso II/II+ [Graphics Card]
04: 03f2:03:00 Microbotics 8-Up (Rev A) [RAM Expansion]
05: 03f2:04:00 Microbotics 8-Up (Rev Z) [RAM Expansion]
06: 0877:c9:00 Village Tronic Ariadne [Ethernet Card and Parallel Ports]
Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
Initial boot worked: [E]
Ran out of memory, I had to reduce the ramdisk_size parameter and set up a swap
device before I could start the installer
Configure network HW: [O]
Autodetection did not work, I had to manually select the appropriate kernel module
Config network: [E]
Worked in the first attempt, but failed during the real installation run.
Detect CD: [O]
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: [-]
There is no standard boot loader that can be installed from within Linux.
Went really well for an installation on a system with only 16 MiB of (usable) RAM.
It might be worthwhile to have a way of setting up some swap device before
starting the full installer, so this can be done without any init=/bin/sh trick.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-rc4 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
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On Thursday 17 January 2008, Simon Richter wrote:
> Went really well for an installation on a system with only 16 MiB of
> (usable) RAM. It might be worthwhile to have a way of setting up some
> swap device before starting the full installer, so this can be done
> without any init=/bin/sh trick.
Thanks for the report. Nice to see one for m68k, we don't get many. Let's
qualify it as semi-successful :-)
I've forwarded the report to the d-68k list, but as it refers to Sarge and
m68k is not officially supported for Etch and (so far) for Lenny, I see
little point in keeping it open, especially as there have been huge changes
in kernels and installer since then, so the relevance of your comments for
current D-I is probably not that great.
However, m68k porters may feel differently and can always reopen the report
if they wish.
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