Subject: Re: failing debootstrap




On Fri, 27 Jan 2017, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:

> I am enjoying partial success with installing sparc64 on ultrasparc T5140.
> used installer cd from last may. interesting
> glitch is that system when booted doesn't see any partitioning of the
> drives -- only LVM volume for the / is available
> this precludes enabling swaps and mounting /boot
> here is how it looks:

> root@sparky:/tmp# fdisk -l /dev/sd[ab]
> Disk /dev/sda: 136.7 GiB, 146810536448 bytes, 286739329 sectors
> Geometry: 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 17848 cylinders
> Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> Disklabel type: sun

> Device Start End Sectors Size Id Type Flags
> /dev/sda1 0 267193079 267193080 127.4G fd Linux raid autodetect
> /dev/sda2 267193080 269153009 1959930 957M 1 Boot
> /dev/sda3 0 286728119 286728120 136.7G 5 Whole disk
> /dev/sda4 269153010 286728119 17575110 8.4G 82 Linux swap
> >...<
> root@sparky:/tmp# ls -ld /dev/sd*
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 Jan 26 09:28 /dev/sda
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 16 Jan 26 09:28 /dev/sdb

> any clues how to mitigate or what is possibly wrong?

any ideas on how to mitigate this problem would be most welcome!

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