Bug#636265: reboot after install fails
You did not add the log file.
On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 16:38 -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> Package: installation-reports
> Boot method: <How did you boot the installer? CD? floppy? network?>
> CD "expert" mode. Installed "unstable"
> Image version: <Full URL to image you downloaded is best>
> | Daily build #7 for powerpc, using installer build from sid
> | These images will install the testing version of Debian, currently Wheezy.
> | See the top-level daily directory for more information about the daily builds.
> | This build finished at Sun Jul 31 21:39:44 UTC 2011.
> | Icon Name Last modified Size [DIR] Parent Directory -
> | [ ] MD5SUMS.small 31-Jul-2011 23:39 143
> | [ ] SHA1SUMS.small 31-Jul-2011 23:39 159
> | [ ] SHA256SUMS.small 31-Jul-2011 23:39 207
> | [ ] SHA512SUMS.small 31-Jul-2011 23:39 335
> | [ ] debian-testing-powerpc-businesscard.iso 31-Jul-2011 23:38 80M
> | [ ] debian-testing-powerpc-netinst.iso 31-Jul-2011 23:39 273M
> | Apache/2.2.14 (Unix) Server at cdimage.debian.org Port 80
> | http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/sid_d-i/arch-latest/powerpc/iso-cd/
> Date: <Date and time of the install>
> Aug 1, 20:00 UTC (aprox)
> Machine: <Description of machine (eg, IBM Thinkpad R32)>
> PowerPC Mac G4
> Partitions: <df -Tl will do; the raw partition table is preferred>
> Base System Installation Checklist:
> [O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
> Initial boot: [o]
> Detect network card: [o]
> Configure network: [o]
> Detect CD: [o]
> Load installer modules: [o]
> Detect hard drives: [o]
> Partition hard drives: [o]
> Install base system: [o] "unstable"
> Clock/timezone setup: [o]
> User/password setup: [o]
> Install tasks: [o] "no desktop"
> Install boot loader: [?] see comments
> Overall install: [e]
> Why does choosing "expert" at the "boot:" prompt *not* set the priority?
> I had to choose "back" a couple of times to get to the main menue then
> change the priority to "low" in order to get detailed questions!
> <Description of the install, in prose, and any thoughts, comments
> and ideas you had during the initial install.>
> Installed in "expert" mode so I could choose to install "sid" rather than "wheezy".
> when it came time to reboot into the installed system,
> I got the "CD or Linux" stage 1 prompt, choose "l" for Linux, then
> got flashing question mark on top of folder. Similar to when
> Mac OpenFrimware can't find a bootable partition.
> See attached logs.
> Please make sure that the hardware-summary log file, and any other
> installation logs that you think would be useful are attached to this
> report. Please compress large files using gzip.
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