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Bug#264268: marked as done (Debian Installation Report)

Your message dated Wed, 08 Sep 2010 03:58:43 +0000
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and subject line Closing old installation report #264268
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Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: I used the daily build 2004-08-06 sarge-i386-netinst.iso, md5sum 6b57dcc199c0a04ca143b998b2a0fa56.  The boot-screen tells me "2004-08-04", debian installer tells me "Debian GNU/Linux testing "Sarge" - Official NetInst Snapshot i386 Binary-1 (20040805)" -- this was somehow confusing.
uname -a: Linux io 2.6.7-1-386 #1 Thu Jul 8 05:08:04 EDT 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Date: 2004-08-07
Method: Boot from CD netinst-image, Network Install, used my own local mirror via http, used kernel "expert26 noapic nolapic" 
Machine: Asus S1300N
Processor: Pentium-M 1500MHz
Memory: 640 MB
Root Device: /dev/hda IDE Hitachi Travelstar 60GB (IC25N060ATMR04-0)
Root Size/partition table: 
/dev/hda7             11788296   1616448   9573028  15% /
/dev/hda5             38448244     35576  36459572   1% /home
/dev/hda1              6633292     32860   6263472   1% /mnt/hda1
Output of lspci:
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82852/855GM Host Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:00.1 System peripheral: Intel Corp. 855GM/GME GMCH Memory I/O Control Registers (rev 02)
0000:00:00.3 System peripheral: Intel Corp. 855GM/GME GMCH Configuration Process Registers (rev 02)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
0000:00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corp. 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB 2.0 EHCI Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 83)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DBM LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DBM (ICH4) Ultra ATA Storage Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 03)
0000:01:03.0 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev a9)
0000:01:03.1 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev a9)
0000:01:03.2 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C552 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 01)
0000:01:04.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
0000:01:05.0 Network controller: Intel Corp. PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter (rev 04)

Base System Installation Checklist:

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:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [E]
Reboot:                 [E]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

(In chronological order)
The CD-Rom-detection complained about not being able to load a module for the ethernet adapter (8139too), told me that the module might be available later (which was right, fortunately).

Network-hardware Setup then showed me a list of modules to be loaded, "8139too" and "floppy". 
But the latter is certainly not a network device ;-)
May the reason be that this machine (Laptop) has no floppy ? 

# modprobe floppy
FATAL: Error inserting floppy (/lib/modules/2.6.7-1-386/kernel/drivers/block/floppy.ko): No such device

My machine froze on the first reboot because the special kernel options i gave during the installer boot were not set ("noapic nolapic"). One should at least be warned of this behaviour.

"configuration of apt": I had to enter the debian package repository again, the settings of the 1st-stage installer seemed to be forgotten.

The package mozilla-xft was not installed by default (I selected "Desktop" as a task for the machine), so the fonts in mozilla (and galeon, too) looked really really ugly.

Aside from this everything went incredibly smooth and easy, the new installer is impressive.

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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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