Package: installation-reports

Boot method: CD
Image version: debian-40r4a-amd64-netinst.iso from
http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/.../amd64/iso-cd_
_Date: 09/18/2008

Machine: Dell Dimension E521
Processor: AMD64 X2 Dual core (2GHz)
Memory: 2G
Partitions: 1 partition containing Windows Vista
(planned to let the debian installation process shrink it
and create the new for debian; plan to use the system as
dual boot)

Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn: N/A

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot: [ ]
Detect network card: [ ]
Configure network: [ ]
Detect CD: [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives: [ ]
Partition hard drives: [ ]
Install base system: [ ]
Clock/timezone setup: [ ]
User/password setup: [ ]
Install tasks: [ ]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Overall install: [E]

Comments/Problems:

I downloaded the .iso file directly into the CD burner program
(I am using roxio which came with the system).
I changed the boot order so the system would boot from the CD
drive.
I restarted the system. As expected, it booted from the CD.
The debian logo appears, with the option to get help or continue.
I pressed to let the installation start. The following
happens:

- A few .gz files (two I believe) are uncompressed.
- I get about 2 screenfulls of messages which are obviously part
of the boot process. I would gladly send them to you, but I
don't know how to save them. As far as I can see, nothing
looks suspicious.
- The installation hangs. The last message I see is

io scheduler cfq registered (default)

I tried using the gui and expert installations and the same happens
(except that in the gui case't see the output to the terminal).






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