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Re: problem with Debian installer on Lenny

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 03:04:34PM +0000, qyron wrote:
> I've found a bug on what I think it's Debian installer currently packed 
> with Lenny.
> Here is the message (displayed previous to the installer actually starts) 
> transcription word by word, as displayed on my screen:
> Decompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.
> PCI: BIOS Bug: MCFG area at e0000000 is not E820-reserved
> PCI: Not using MMCONFIG.
> What actually happens is that the installer will let choose language, 
> keyboard and locale settings, retrieve the hardware profile of the machine 
> and when starting to verify the pool data will alt. On diferent ocasions it 
> stopped on section C, E and D. The system will then freeze completely, with 
> CD drive, HDD and mouse (on GUI installer) completly blocked. I was forced 
> to shutdown the machine by hardware switch, because it becomes completely 
> blocked.
> This can also occur when verything CD/DVD image integrety. I assume that 
> any other operation may block the system randomly.
> I hope I have been useful and not only making spam. Have pitty on a noob...
> Regards,

Does you computer boot with any other OS (ex. a live CD)? You should run 
memtest on it.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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