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Re: Debian 3.0 on a Netra T1

> > How big is this disk? Does the kernel detect it properly? When it seems
> > to freeze can you hit ALT+F2 to the other console window and see if the
> > machine is still alive?
> The disk is around 36GB. The kernel seems to detect it all right.
> When I say "console", I mean RJ45 console cable through Serial A.
> Meaning, one single tty, an no additionnal tty that would allow me to look
> at logs / try something using a shell.
> Otherwise, yes, the machine is alive (ctrl+sth brought me back to the
> "initialize partition" menu).
> It really seemed as if the install goes OK as long as there is not too
> much disk access. Formating a swap is still OK, formating a more
> reasonable partition (1 GB for /) is not.

After you cancel out of the hung format, can you then go down to
"Execute shell" in the install menu and do a "dmesg" from the shell to
see if there was any kernel output?

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