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Bug#470522: Kernel oopses before installation on my T41

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 12:03 AM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> Seems to me that the best course of action is to see this issue as an
> erratum for 2.6.22 and check whether it's fixed as soon as we switch the
> installer to 2.6.24 (ASAP after the beta).
> If it is still reproducible with 2.65.24, it should be reported upstream.

Ok, so with the current lenny installer (daily from 2008-04-09, second build),
i.e. linux 2.6.24 the installer boots to the first screen, I can
select language,
country and keyboard just fine. This is a step ahead from d-i beta1
(linux 2.6.22).

Now both T41 and T42 machines hang just after the Detecting network hardware
screen disappears. CapsLock madly blinks, no kernel dump displayed.

When I disable framebuffer with fb=false, the installation completes
succesfully on both machines.

 - video card in T41 is ATI 7500 mobility
 - video card in T42 is ATI 9600 mobility


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