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Re: Bug#469030: debian ppc64 not booting after install

tags 469030 + pending

On Friday 07 March 2008, Ulrich Enslin wrote:
> Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Friday 07 March 2008, Ulrich Enslin wrote:
> >> Using the rescue I booted into a chroot of the
> >> installed system. Installed the correct 64 bit kernel with 'aptitude
> >> install linux-image-2.6-powerpc64' and that solved the problem.
> >>
> >> This does point to a bug in the installer though.
> >
> > Yes, it does. Looking at the log, it seems that your system was
> > misdetected as 'powerpc', while it should be 'powerpc64'.
> >
> > Could you please also send us the hardware-summary file (that's also in
> > /var/lib/installer)?
> Please find attached the '/var/log/installer/hardware-summary'.

Thanks. That neatly identifies the cause of the problem.

For your system /proc/cpuinfo has:
cpu		: RS64-IV (sstar)

And currently we only check for:

I have added detection for your system and have also queued that change for 
the next stable point release.

Thanks for reporting the issue and providing the needed info.


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