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Bug#495928: debian-installer: does not add line to /etc/inittab to enable logins via virtual console

On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 06:11:04PM +0200, Folkert van Heusden wrote:
> Ok this fixed the problem that installing from a virtual optical drive
> failed during the package-installation.

I have closed #495928.

> A new problem, though, is that when choosing the 'minimal initrd image',
> the system comes up and boots up to the point where it says 'Begin:
> Waiting for root file system ... '. At that point it keeps waiting
> forever.

Could you try adding "console=hvc0,38400" to the installer command-line?
If I am not mistaken, that is the virtual console which you are using,
isn't it?

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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