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Re: Bug#874251: installation-reports: Debian 9.1 installer fails on HP ProLiant DL360 G4 with HP Smart Array 6i

On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 08:13:39PM +0200, rpr // wrote:
>On 4 September 2017 at 16:50, Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
>>>Is that something to be fixed on the kernel side? Or some buggy UEFI
>>>that would need a workaround maybe?
>> That's a good question. acpi=off is often a workaround for buggy
>> firmware in my experience, but not typically something fixable
>> externally.
>I can add to this report that some time ago I successfully installed
>Debian 8.7.1 amd64 (kernel 3.16 without apci=off parameter) on the
>same hardware. It seems to me this issue in Debian 9.1 installer is a

Ah, OK. That's useful information. Sounds like it might be a kernel
bug then...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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