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Re: Unable to install Debian from USB

Am Mittwoch, den 16.09.2009, 16:00 +0200 schrieb Stefan Klinger:
> Hello,
> currently I seem to be unable to install Debain from a USB pendrive. I've been doing this before, and it worked well. Also, I am used to live with a "testing" distro. So I'm quite frustrated.
> I'm using the boot.img.gz from <http://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/amd64/daily/hd-media/boot.img.gz> and the iso-image from <http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/amd64/iso-cd/debian-testing-amd64-businesscard.iso
> >.
> Then I do (being root)
>   zcat boot.img.gz > /dev/disk/by-id/usb-PNY_ATTACHE_PRO_07750E180008-0\:0 
>   mount /dev/disk/by-id/usb-PNY_ATTACHE_PRO_07750E180008-0\:0 /media/
>   cp debian-testing-amd64-businesscard.iso /media/
>   umount /media/
> With the pendrive plugged into the target machine (AMD Athlon 64), I reboot, press F11 to get into the boot menu device, and select the named pendrive. The debian splash screen shows up, and I select "Install". The splash screen disappears. I see a line
>   (process:1067): INFO: kbd-mode: setting console mode to Unicode (UTF-8)
> Here the machine hangs.
> Help is highly appreciated.

Known kernel bug. Already fixed upstream and marked pending
Just add `nopat' to the boot options

Felix Zielcke
Proud Debian Maintainer

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