Bug#549299: Installation with usb-stick via netboot fails at the beginning.
Boot method: USB-Stick with netbook
Image version: any version as of
Date: Friday, October 2nd 09
Machine: Thinkpad x61s
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
Partitions: <df -Tl will do; the raw partition table is preferred>
Output of lspci -knn (or lspci -nn):
Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
Initial boot: [E]
Detect network card: [ ]
Configure network: [ ]
Detect CD: [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives: [ ]
Partition hard drives: [ ]
Install base system: [ ]
Clock/timezone setup: [ ]
User/password setup: [ ]
Install tasks: [ ]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Overall install: [ ]
Installation fails with the message
(process:NUMBER): INFO: kbd-mode: setting console mode to Unicode (UTF-8)
This happens with all daily images as of July 31st 2009.
Trying the daily image from July 15th yields a message that the kernel
doesn't coincide with the one in the archives (probably due to the
update to 2.6.30 or 31).
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