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Re: Bug#606110: installation-report: gtk installer fail to start with PXE boot of Dell Latitude D505

Control: reassign -1 installation-reports


I just noticed some bug reports against the wrong package, reassigning
them with the content quoted below.


Petter Reinholdtsen, on Mon 06 Dec 2010 13:53:56 +0100, wrote:
> Package: installation-report
> I just tested a PXE installation on a Dell Latitude D505 of the
> squeeze based d-i downloaded from
> http://ftp.no.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/gtk/debian-installer/i386/.
> The installer failed to start and the screen went black when X was
> supposed to start.
> This was the pxelinux configuration used:
> LABEL edu-squeeze-i386-kde
>         MENU LABEL Debian Edu/Squeeze (KDE)
>         kernel neteduboot/squeeze/linux
>         append initrd=neteduboot/squeeze/initrd.gz "url=http://ftp.skolelinux.org/installer-squeeze.dat"; desktop=kde hostname=pxelinux domain=intern debug video=vesa:ywrap,mtrr
> The machine in question had a problem earlier with the kernel and X
> because of a bug related to the X.org intel driver.  See bug #599927
> for the details about that issue.  Details about the hardware is
> available in this bug.
> I lack the hardware to get a serial console on the machine, and the
> skills and knowledge to get a network console, and thus am a but
> unsure how to debug this.  The installer crashes very early, before I
> have any chance to get in and try to figure out what is going on.
> The text installer work just fine, and the machine is installing now
> using the latest text installer.
> Happy hacking,
> -- 
> Petter Reinholdtsen

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