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Bug#370631: marked as done (failed Installation report for etch daily 2006/06/05 netinst on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige g3))

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has caused the Debian Bug report #370631,
regarding failed Installation report for etch daily 2006/06/05 netinst on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige g3)
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Package: debian-installer
Severity: Important

This is a failed Installation report for etch daily 2006/06/05 on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige g3)

Installing from the Debian testing etch daily 2006/06/05 netinst image on a beige G3 oldworld PowerPC Mac, using the BootX bootloader from MacOS9...

I get the following messages in white on a black screen (copied off the screen by hand -- sorry for any typos!):

Total memory = 384MB; using 1024kB for hash table (at cff00000)
Linux version 2.6.16-1-powerpc (Debian 2.6.16-10) (waldi@debian.org) (gcc version 4.0.3 (Debian 4.0.3-1)) #2 Tue Apr 25 15:16:02 CEST 2006
Found initrd at 0xc0342000:0xc0700e6e

Found a Heathrow mac-io controller, ver:1, mapped at 0xfdf80000
PowerMac motherboard: PowerMac G3 (Gossamer)
setup_arch: bootmem
Found Grackle (MPC106) PCI host bridge at 0x80000000. Firmware bus number: 0->1
nvram: OF partition at 0x1800
nvram: XP partition at 0x1300
nvram: NR partition at 0x1400
arch: exit
Top of RAM: 0x18000000, Total RAM: 0x18000000
Memory hole size: 0MB
Built 1 zonelists
Kernel command line: ramdisk_size=16384 video=ofonly
irq: Found primary Apple PIC /pci/mac-io for 64 irqs
irq: System has 64 possible interrupts
PID hash table entries: 2048 (order: 11, 32768 bytes)
GMT Delta read from XPRAM: -240 minutes, DST: on
time_init: decrementer frequency = 16.708033 MHz
time_init: processor frequency   = 300.690000 MHz


Then it hangs.

Any help will be appreciated!



PS: Here's where I got the .iso from...

Index of //cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/powerpc/iso-cd
Name Last modified Size

Parent Directory                                                       -
MD5SUMS                                           05-Jun-2006 02:17  143
debian-testing-powerpc-businesscard.iso 05-Jun-2006 02:15 58M debian-testing-powerpc-netinst.iso 05-Jun-2006 02:17 167M

Apache/2.0.53 (Debian GNU/Linux) Server at cdimage.debian.org Port 80

the MD5SUMS file contains:

b995eaf753314148b780b40f16ce1c45 debian-testing-powerpc- businesscard.iso
aeba38af24d18e4c3aa81eec2f42cf90  debian-testing-powerpc-netinst.iso

and these sums match the md5 checksum of the downloaded .iso files.

PPS: Is this related to Bug#369760: "Video problems installing etch on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige G3)"?
If so, please don't assign it to a non-existent package again...

On June 1, 2006 4:48:08 PM EDT, owner@bugs.debian.org (presumably at the behest of Joey Hess) wrote:

Processing commands for control@bugs.debian.org:

# Automatically generated email from bts, devscripts version 2.9.20
reassign 369760 linux

Bug#369760: Video problems installing etch on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige G3)
Warning: Unknown package 'linux'
Bug reassigned from package `debian-installer' to `linux'.

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We are closing this installation report for one of the following
- it was reported with a pre-lenny version of Debian
- indications in the installation report give the feeling that
  the reported problem waslying in another software, unrelated to
  D-I, which we can't easily identify.
- indications in the installation report suggest that it may have been
  fixed in a more recent version of a D-I component
- it was successful and we forgot closing it..:-)
- it has no information we consider useful

The D-I team is currently in the process of cleaning out the old spool
of installation reports that haven't bene processed yet. 

In case you think that the problem you reported has chances to be
still present, please reiterate your installation test with
a more recent image of D-I, if you're in position of doing this.

You'll find daily builds at
http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer. We recommend you choose
the netboot image, in the "daily builds section", then choose to
install "squeeze" when prompted.

If some problems are found, please report them with a new bug sent
against installation-reports.

Many thanks for your understanding and your help improving Debian,
past and present.

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