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Bug#470522: Kernel oopses before installation on my T41

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 11:59 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> 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.

Let's try to solve it, because I have more of simillar machines (T40, T42)
to install.

> 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?

When using the lenny installer, it happened all the time. I'm not sure what
it read, because it was immediately replaced by the first screen of
the installer.

> 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'.

Will try when I get to the machine in the evening. Actually I think it might be
an issue with framebuffer, because IIRC, it is turned on just before starting
the installer itself.


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