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Stuck on installing on new ibook (missing lvm-tools after reboot)

I got a new ibook yesterday, and used sarge-powerpc-businesscard.iso
form beta4. I had to use expert-safe as boot option, because
otherwiese I could see the penguin for a moment (and a few boot
messages) and then nothing.

I installed (although I could not switch to my german keyboard) with
only one problem: the lvm menu items refused to work. So I dropped to
a shell, and created the VG and within LVs (for e.g. /usr, /tmp, /home,
/var). The remaining install (mounting of the partitions, including
those on the LVM), worked flawlessly.

After reboot, I could not boot, because the kernel presented showed
the same behaviour as the standard kernel on the installer (I chose
the kernel-2.4.25-powerpc). After lots of trials and reading, I
finally managed to boot via

hd:4,/vmlinux root=/dev/hda4 ro video=ofonly

(Wishlist: the installer should create such an entry as fallback at
least if it detects that such an option was necessary for the
installer himself; I was not able to add it to yaboot-conf and have
yaboot see it after rebooting). Now the kernel boots, but with several
error messages ("command not found"), up to
INIT: Entering runlevel: 2
Starting system log daemon: syslogdchmod: changing permissions of `/dev/xconsole': Read-only file system

Booting back into the installer, I see that unfortunately the
lvm-tools are not in /bin, nor in /sbin of the
installed system. Before re-installing, is there an easy way to get
those binaries onto the system? In the installer, I can unmount, but
not eject the CD, hence burning a second CD with the required binaries
does not help (I cannot get the medium in the drive).

Thanks for pointers and suggestions,


Helge Kreutzmann, Dipl.-Phys.               Helge.Kreutzmann@itp.uni-hannover.de
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