Re: Bug#988797: RC1 installation report
On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:59:37AM +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> Op 19-05-2021 om 20:06 schreef Cyril Brulebois:
> > Goedendag Paul,
> > and thanks for your report.
> > Paul van der Vlis <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2021-05-19):
> Correction, I did use: "pci=noaer", no capitals.
> I guess this will become a problem on some machines.
> > > 2. After the installation the sources.list had a "deb cdrom" line.
> > > Important to tell that I've used the official DVD ISO image. This
> > > problem was there too in Debian 10. I will add the sources.list. I
> > > think most people who use a DVD-iso will use internet to install more
> > > packages, and will remove the DVD or stick. I sell Debian DVD's.
> > I think deactivating cdrom entries was implemented several release
> > cycles ago. That should be the case for both buster and bullseye at the
> > minimum (if memory serves).
> > Please share your /var/log/installer/syslog (compressed, due to bugs.d.o
> > and/or lists.d.o size limits) so that we can check what happens there?
> Attached the installer-syslog (attached) of another machine. This is
> *always* the case with the DVD-version of the installer (not with the
>From a conversation with Steve McIntyre a while back:
The netinst doesn't expect that you'll use any other medium other than
the 'Net to continue to install.
The DVD could be used in a standalone mode with no network access: in that
case a deb cdrom entry is useful (though latterly you get warning messages
about apt-secure when you try ot use it).
The deb cdrom entry is deliberate, I think - though it should probably
come commented out.
> I am a "Debian pre install vendor" and I also sell USB-sticks with Debian,
> so I have seen this really often.
> With regards,
> Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer Groningen