Bug#497318: installation-reports: Debian testing i386 20080831 on Compal FL90 (PM965): Success after issues
Le September 13, 2008 12:55:57 pm Jérémy Bobbio, vous avez écrit :
> On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 02:31:55PM +0200, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> > > Finally, the worst issue is detection of network interfaces. At first,
> > > d-i asks whether I want to try detecting Ethernet on FireWire, which
> > > is according to d-i something I would improbably use, or something
> > > like that, since no Ethernet interfaces were detected. This is
> > > abnormal, because I have an Ethernet card, a 802.11 card and a
> > > Firewire card on this machine. The Ethernet card, Broadcom Corporation
> > > NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02), works fine
> > > with Linux 2.6.26. I chose not to try detecting that, and if I
> > > remember correctly, the normal flow of d-i was then broken and I had
> > > to change some answers to continue. d-i wouldn't want to detect the
> > > Ethernet card even when indicating to use tg3. Later, d-i correctly
> > > showed eth0 (Ethernet), wlan0 (802.11) and eth1 (1394), but showed all
> > > of them as "Firewire ethernet". I can't remember exactly the sequence
> > > of prompts, but I don't mind reinstalling.
> > *sigh* I thought that we had fixed this in hw-detect 1.66, uploaded on
> > August, 26th.
> > Right at the begining of the installer, could you switch to a console
> > (Alt+F2) and use nano to add "set -x" to /bin/hw-detect and
> > /bin/ethdetect. Please send back the resulting logs (gzipped).
> By any chances, did you have the time to do more tests on this issue?
Yes, I sent the logs to the bug report, however I didn't send the message
directly to you and I forgot to compress the logs. Sorry about that.