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Bug#277999: marked as done (installation-reports)

Your message dated Wed, 08 Sep 2010 03:57:44 +0000
with message-id <E1OtBn6-0004Cv-NI@ravel.debian.org>
and subject line Closing old installation report #277999
has caused the Debian Bug report #277999,
regarding installation-reports
to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: <2004/09/15 www.debian.org>
uname -a: <Couldn't install>
Date: <Couldn't install>
Method: <Couldn't install>

Machine: <Dell Dimension 8100>
Memory:640MB RDRAM
Root Device: <IDE Promise TX2000>
Root Size/partition table: <Unable to set up root partition>
Output of lspci and lspci -n: 

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

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


I have Promise TX2000 card and 2xWD120GB drives, was hoping to install
a RAID1 array.

Install did not recognise raid hardware.  Instead recognised as two
seperate ide drives.  So I go with a software array.

Partition both dirves as raid drives.
Built Multi Disk array.
Partition RAID using partition guide.
Everythig OK until it finishes partitioning and then it gives a bland
error message about unable to partition and dumps me back in the
partitioning tool.  No meaningful messages.

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| /--\LISTAIR |  |OIR.  Alistair_Moir@Yahoo.Com |

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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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