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Problem with recent netinst images on amd64


I'm having trouble with booting today's amd64 netinst image: it hangs
already after partition detection, when booting the kernel, before the
Debian installer starts.  You can find a photograph on
<http://www.thomas.schwinge.homeip.net/tmp/a/pic_0004.jpg>.  I reproduced
this with all of the following images: 20090813-3, 20090813-1,
20090812-7, and 20090812-5.

Skipping a few versions; on a try with 20090531-7 I do get to load the
Debian installer, but that one has a problem on its own: a segfault in
libresolv.so when configuring the network, see
<http://www.thomas.schwinge.homeip.net/tmp/a/pic_0006.jpg> (fourth line).
Max Vozeler (mvz on #debian-boot) told me that this is a known issue.

The booting problem is a regression, as booting works fine with the older
image.  I'm willing to help locating / fixing it, if you tell me what to

Using the 180 MiB image instead of the 40 MiB one doesn't make a

The machine is a standard Fujitsu Siemens ESPRIMO E5600.


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