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Bug#248973: marked as done (sarge netinst hangs on scanning for ISO image)

Your message dated Wed, 08 Sep 2010 03:58:37 +0000
with message-id <E1OtBnx-0005yy-B4@ravel.debian.org>
and subject line Closing old installation report #248973
has caused the Debian Bug report #248973,
regarding sarge netinst hangs on scanning for ISO image
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Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: 2004-05-14 ftp.de.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/installer-i386/current/images/hd-media/boot.img.gz
uname -a: n/a
Date: 2004-05-14
Method: usb-stick SIEMENS FIREBIRD USB2 (correcty detected by debian-installer
decompressed boot.img.gz onto /dev/sda and copied sarge-i386-netinst.iso (2004-05-13)
Machine: IBM Thinkpad t40p
Processor: Pentium M 1,6 GHz
Memory: 512 MB
Root Device: IDE

root device not yet setup (I wanted to do that during installation)

hard disk: IC25N080ATMR04-0 (IBM/Hitachi 80 GB)

/dev/hda1	ntfs	approx. 7,9 GB
/dev/hda2	nfts	approx. 800 MB
/dev/hda3	vfat	approx 2GB
rest is unallocated and reserved for debian

Output of lspci: -

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [E]
Configure network HW:   [ ]
Config network:         [ ]
Detect CD:              [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives:     [ ]
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


installer started fine from usb-stick and installation proceeded until
"Searching drinves for an installer ISO image.  All modules were
loaded just fine but then the installer says "Scanning
/dev/discs/disc0/part3 (in My eBooks/) .." and stop at 30% scanning.
It remains there for about 5-10 min and then starts the scanning again
until the 30% stage.

/var/log/messages reports the modules loaded (last entry: sd_mod)
/var/log/syslog reports the following:
user.notice hd-image-detect: Failed mounting /dev/discs/disc0/part2
syslog.warn klogd: VFS: Can't find ext2 filesystem on dev ide0(3,3)
syslog.err klogd cramfs: wrong magic
syslog.warn klogd: Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
syslog.warn klogd: VFS: Can't find ext3 filesystem on dev ide0(3,3)
syslog.warn klogd: sh-2021: reiserfs_read_super: ca not find reiserfs on ide0(3,3)
user.notice hd.image-detect: Mounted /dev/discs/disc0/part3 for first pass

The first message is presumable OK since there ist an ntfs on
/dev/hda2.  (Same message are also reported for /dev/hda1).  The following
messages also make sense, since there ist a vfat fs installed on
/dev/hda3.  However, the installation hangs on the final user.notice

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Jan Gläscher

Jan Gläscher
NeuroImage Nord
Department of Neurology, Bldg S10
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Martinistr. 52
D-20246 Hamburg

Phone: +49-40-42803-7890
Fax:   +49-40-42803-9955
Email: glaescher@uke.uni-hamburg.de

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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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