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Re: G5 install?

On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 05:28:26AM -0700, Brad Boyer wrote:
> I'm not used to having to ask this sort of question, but has anyone
> actually been able to finish an install with d-i on a G5? I just
> got a dual 2.0 G5 (the original model, not the new one) and I can't
> get the installer to work. I've tried beta4, tc1, and a daily
> sid_d-i for 7/4. They all fail in more or less the same place. The
> 2.6 kernels don't even boot, with failures in different places.
> Older 2.6 installs fail with the serial driver problem, and while
> the more recent ones get past that, they fail right after a message
> about AT keyboard support.

How recent are we talking about here (URL of download), and exactly what
are the failures?

> The 2.4 kernels get me farther along in the process, but they still
> break. After I try to partition my drive, it formats all the
> partitions that need it, checks the swap, and then locks up completely.

Can you see what it's doing using 'ps x'?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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