Dapper 6.6 Flight 6 - Failed to install in Acer TravelMate 3210 Some Fixes in Dapper 6.06 04.10.06

Andrew Conkling andrew.conkling at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 17:39:30 BST 2006


Can you search on launchpad.net to see if these issues have been
reported as bugs, and if not, report them?

On 4/12/06, Manuel <manuelsspace-listas at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I was tryng to install Flight on my Acer TravelMate 3210 and get the following
> incidents:
>
> 1: It require acpi=off to be enable to start the kernel. This issue was fixed
> in dapper 6.06 kernel 2.6.20. I believe it should be a FX
> function "Compatible mode" in order to enable non expert users to install in
> buggy or incompatible notebooks.
>
> 2: The installer advice me that the / partition is too small after manual
> edition but:
>         2.a) The space required was bigger than the space advised prior to finish the
> partition's edition
>         2.b) I did back and reorganize partitions, then, the installer has the
> partition size cached and does not recognize that the new / partition is
> bigger
>         2.c) I did restart installation process and let the installer to choose the
> partition layout. It does not recognize that my box has a swap already
> created and create another one.
>
> 2: The installer does not finish because was unable to install GRUB. This
> break the machine at all, I did recover this doing chroot in hda? partition
> and dist-upgrade
>
> In Debian installer I was enabled to assign manually partitions and reuse
> my /home and some others partitions.


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