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Bug#271606: marked as done (Sarge installer woes on Alpha)

Your message dated Wed, 08 Sep 2010 03:57:39 +0000
with message-id <E1OtBn1-00040r-1w@ravel.debian.org>
and subject line Closing old installation report #271606
has caused the Debian Bug report #271606,
regarding Sarge installer woes on Alpha
to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: downloaded from debian.org on 12 sept 2004
uname -a: Linux (none) 2.4.26-1-generic #1 Tue Sep 14 5:50 PDT 2004
alpha unknown (during installer) 
Date: Tue Sep 14 5:50
Method: Booted of net-installer CD

Machine: Digital Personal Workstation 500a with Adaptec AHA2940UW
Processor: alpha EV56 500MHz
Memory: 384Mb
Root Device: SCSI-disk 4Gb on AHA2940UW controller
Root Size/partition table: -
Output of lspci and lspci -n: -

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot worked:    [OK]
Configure network HW:   [OK]
Config network:         [OK]
Detect CD:              [OK]
Load installer modules: [OK]
Detect hard drives:     [OK]
Partition hard drives:  [E]
Create file systems:    [ ]
Mount partitions:       [ ]
Install base system:    [ ]
Install boot loader:    [ ]
Reboot:                 [ ]

Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address
Kernel panic: attempt to kill the idle task!
In idle task - not syncing
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address

After this, I need to powercycle in order to boot of CD again. Just
pressing the reset-switch is not enough.

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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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