Bug#834974: Installation Report: Stretch Alpha 7 on Cubox-i4pro
For what it’s worth, I just tried booting with an HDMI monitor connected to see if the silence on the serial-port was just a matter of console messages being directed to the HDMI video port instead. Still no go. Silence all-round.
> On Aug 22, 2016, at 9:15 PM, Rick Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I can confirm this problem. I just got thru running a “stretch” install on my test Cuboxi4Pro with ingredients from:
>> wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/installer-armhf/current/images/netboot/SD-card-images/partition.img.gz
>> wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/installer-armhf/current/images/netboot/SD-card-images/firmware.MX6_Cubox-i.img.gz
>> wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/installer-armhf/current/images/netboot/SD-card-images/README.concatenateable_images
> To be absolutely clear which components:
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 rbthomas rbthomas 871 Jun 29 15:56 README.concatenateable_images
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 rbthomas rbthomas 187261 Jun 29 15:56 firmware.MX6_Cubox-i.img.gz
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 rbthomas rbthomas 24210806 Jun 29 15:56 partition.img.gz
> I got the same results as Rainer. System would not boot after installation. There was nothing at all on serial-port the console.
> I also tried power-cycling the device. Nothing on the serial-port console.
> Can somebody tell me how to find out if there is a bootable u-boot on the SD card? Maybe the u-boot is getting clobbered by something in the installation process?
> Let me know if you want log files, etc...
>> On Aug 21, 2016, at 10:44 AM, Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> wrote:
>> * Rainer Dorsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2016-08-21 10:41]:
>>> The boot loader installation did not show an error, but the device did not
>>> The last "words" of the installer:
>>> lqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqu Finishing the installation tqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqk
>>> x x
>>> x 95% x
>>> x x
>>> The system is going down NOW!ystem... x
>>> Sent SIGKILL to all processes x
>>> Requesting system rebootqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqj
>>> [ 2730.956106] reboot: Restarting system
>> Can you 1) attach /var/log/installer/syslog from the SD card and b)
>> show the boot log (after the installer).
>> Martin Michlmayr