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Bug#980534: Wrong Bootloader installed at Banana Pi M3

Package: installation-reports

Boot method: SD-Card
Image version: Created SD-Card with these two files from Daily:

DIR: https://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/armhf/daily/netboot/SD-card-images/
FILE1: firmware.Sinovoip_BPI_M3.img.gz
FILE2: partition.img.gz
Concatenated as described in the README.concatenateable_images

Date: 2021-01-20

Machine: Banana Pi M3
Processor: Allwinner A83T SoC
Memory: 2GB
Partitions: -

Output of lspci -knn (or lspci -nn): -

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 media: [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives: [O]
Partition hard drives: [O]
Install base system: [O]
Clock/timezone setup: [O]
User/password setup: [O]
Install tasks: [O]
Install boot loader: [E]
Overall install: [ ]


At the end, the installer try to install GRUB instead of U-Boot.
There was the error message:

"GRUB installation failed"
"The grub-pc package failed to install into /target/."
"Without the GRUB boot loader, the installed system will not boot."

This is identical to the behaviour of Banana Pi M2 Ultra as described in bug report #974123:

Best regards and thank you for your support.

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