Bug#127677: boot-floppies: problems with reinstalling base-system
tags 127677 + wontfix
Tomas Pospisek <email@example.com> writes:
> while trying to somehow find a basedebs.tgz
Why were you even looking for it? Why didn't you follow the normal
"install the base system" steps?
> I erroneously installed a powerpc basedebs.tgz on a i386
> machine. Once I understood what went wrong I (after 4h of
> searching!) found a i386 basedebs.tgz and installed it. But somehow
> the install system was not able to replace the old/wrong installed
> basesystem with the new/correct one. It would keep the old one in
> place. So I had to manually "rm -R" everything away, otherwise the
> new basedebs.tgz would not be installed. *t
What are you asking for exactly? How could we possibly remove all the
files from the mis-installed base system?
I don't think this is a valid bug, marking it so.
...Adam Di Carlo..<firstname.lastname@example.org>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>