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Re: installation report

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 05:42:30PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:29:34PM +0000, Robert Lemmen wrote:
> >   - apparently it tries to create a /etc/fstab for me, which fails with a
> >     "Couldn't determine root partition, sorry".
> Hrm, that seems to be a new bug.

i'll look into it in more detail and report back. i already had it
working (i thought) with a small change to the regexp in native-install, 
but then something else blew up, didn't really understand what or why...

> > - hurd comes up ok, but can't login because i don't know the password,
> >   so rebooted into linux and set something in /etc/shadow
> That one has been reported by Philip Charles as well; we need to figure
> out what is causing this.

i only briefly looked at it, but i don't see any attempt to set a
password, i think it just copies an empty password/shadow over from
somewhere. what whould it do? set an empty password for root? set a
default one? ask for one? 

cu  robert

Robert Lemmen                               http://www.semistable.com 

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