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Bug#244539: marked as done ([ppc] [20040416] [netinst] firewire not supported)

Your message dated Wed, 08 Sep 2010 03:58:35 +0000
with message-id <E1OtBnv-0005u6-8e@ravel.debian.org>
and subject line Closing old installation report #244539
has caused the Debian Bug report #244539,
regarding [ppc] [20040416] [netinst] firewire not supported
to be marked as done.

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Debian-installer-version: </x-tad-bigger>
<x-tad-bigger>sarge-powerpc-netinst.iso</x-tad-bigger><x-tad-bigger> 16-Apr-2004 22:19 169M

uname -a: Darwin eyemac.lan.pifnet 7.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 7.3.0: Fri Mar 5 14:22:55 PST 2004; root:xnu/xnu-517.3.15.obj~4/RELEASE_PPC Power Macintosh powerpc
Date: 17-Apr-04

Method: Netinst CD willing to install on external Firewire disk

Machine: Apple iMac DV/SE 500MHz (CRT, model 2001)

Processor: G3 - </x-tad-bigger>
<x-tad-smaller>PowerPC 750 (83.2)
<x-tad-smaller>768 MB</x-tad-smaller><x-tad-bigger>

Root Device: </x-tad-bigger>
<x-tad-smaller>OXFORD IDE Device LUN 0:

<x-tad-smaller> Capacity: 18.64 GB
Manufacturer: Oxford Semiconductor Ltd.
Model: OXFORD IDE Device LUN 0
Removable Media: No
Detachable Drive: Yes
BSD Name: disk2
OS9 Drivers: No
Speed: 400 Mb/sec Speed
Unit Spec Id: 24734
Firmware Revision:
Unit Software Version: 10483
Root Size/partition table: /dev/rdisk2 map block size=512
#: type name length base ( size )
1: Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1
2: Apple_Bootstrap bootstrap 1600 @ 32561648 <---- FOR YABOOT
3: Apple_Free 0+@ 64
4: Apple_HFS Apple_HFS_Untitled_2 10117752 @ 262208 ( 4.8G) <-- OS X.3
5: Apple_Free 0+@ 10379960
6: Apple_HFS Apple_HFS_Untitled_3 21919544 @ 10642104 ( 10.5G) <-- HFS data
7: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap 1572864 @ 32563248 (768.0M) <-- swapsapce
8: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 root 4966208 @ 34136112 ( 2.4G) <-- / (ext2)
9: Apple_Free 0+@ 39102320

Device block size=512, Number of Blocks=39102336
DeviceType=0x0, DeviceId=0x0

Output of lspci: n/a

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked: [ OK ]
Configure network HW: [ OK ]
Config network: [ OK ]
Detect CD: [ OK ]
Load installer modules: [ E ] -> sbp2 ieee1394 ohci1394 raw1394 (?) missing to make external
Detect hard drives: [ E ] -> firewire drive show up. Aborted install.
Partition hard drives: [ ]
Create file systems: [ ]
Mount partitions: [ ]
Install base system: [ ]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Reboot: [ ]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it


I like my OS X.3 machine; I would love to run linux on the side, on a removable FW drive.
This is doable, but the installer needs to provide the firewire modules.


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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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