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Bug#470522: Kernel oopses before installation on my T41

On Tuesday 11 March 2008, Frank Bauer wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> > Please boot the installer with 'expert BOOT_DEBUG=3' that should
> > probably give you the dump. Try taking a picture of it and see if you
> > can still scroll back up for additional pictures.
> > When using BOOT_DEBUG=3 the installer should start a debug shell. Do
> > you get that and is the shell usable?
> Yes, I can get into the shell. When I exit it, the boot continues and the
> same problem happens, i.e. first installer screen loads, but the keyboard
> is dead.
> Meanwhile I  installed etch and upgraded to lenny, which should have the
> same kernel as current installer and that one works flawlessly.

Glad to hear you got the system running. However, that does not solve the 
issue with the installation. We can now either close this report or 
investigate it further. If we want to investigate it further, we'll need 
additional info from you.

You did not mention a kernel oops anymore. Does that mean that it did not 
happen when you tried again, or did you just not copy the info from it?

One other thing you could do is try the installer in the text mode. Boot 
with 'expert DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text'.

And try without framebuffer: 'expert DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text fb=false'.

Again, if you're not willing to provide additional info, this issue is dead 
for us.


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