Bug#787794: lifimage fails to successfully boot on hppa
Helge Deller <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> the message 'seekread() returned 2048 expected 8192' on gzipped kernel.
> That seekread-message is not critical. I think I fixed it in a newer palo
> You attached the dmesg from latest debian kernel (4.0.0) - so it's booting
> fine with latest kernels.
Initially the installer set a 3.16-something kernel for me, which
worked fine as well. I've just upgraded to a newer kernel later.
> But could you try to boot (and attach the dmesg of it of) the kernel from
> the lifimage as well, e.g. by using this debian package:
> I quite don't understand yet, why it fails to start the installer on your
> It might be the "old" kernel, or some stuff in the initrd which allocates
> too much memory.
Thanks, I will try. Will also grab a usb-to-serial adapter to catch
the output of a failing boot. Maybe it will get you some clues.