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,
| See the top-level daily directory for more information about the
| This build finished at Sun Jul 31 21:39:44 UTC 2011.
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| [ ] 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
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
I had to choose "back" a couple of times to get to the main menue
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.
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