Bug#320784: installation-reports: missing script & packages from CD
On 8/2/05, Frans Pop <email@example.com> wrote:
> severity 320784 normal
> Daily images can be broken sometimes (like the images dated 31-07-2005)...
> On Monday 01 August 2005 14:29, Torok Edwin wrote:
> > Debian-installer-version:
> > http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/etch_d-i/i386/20050709/de
> >bian-testing-i386-netinst.iso uname -a:Linux lightspeed.dnsalias.net
> Hmm. Juli 9, that is quite old...
> > I. The network couldn't be configured because I use PPPoE, i managed to
> > configure it after the reboot (this is a known issue, I've read on the
> > webpage).
> Well, there is a module that should work. Only problem is that no one has
> really tested it for PPPoE so far and given us useful feedback. If you're
> interested, try installing with 'install debconf/priority=medium' and
> select the ppp-modules component after the installation CD is mounted.
> Note: this does not really make sense with a netinst as you don't need the
> network before reboot (unless you want to use the bugreporter component).
> You could try the business card image or netbooting instead...
That's right I do not need the network before reboot, but when the I
am asked to configure the network there is only dhcp/manual config,
and there should be a way to launch PPPoE right from there. I haven't
downloaded the new images yet, but I will, and let you know. I might
be busy for a few days, so this is probably going to happen in the
> > II. The base system didn't install, because:
> > 1. Deboostrap error: no such script /usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/etch
> > solution: I copied the /usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/sid to etch
> Should be fixed now.
> > 2. Couldn't download:
> > at, exim4, ipchains, mailx, exim4-config, exim4-base,
> > exim4-daemon-light note: the packages aren't on the netinst CD!
> > solution: I removed the packages from the install script
> Hmm. That's weird. Does the current netinst still have the same problem
> for you?
> > 3. Couldn't meet dependencies of initrd-tools:
> > cramfsprogs, dash missing from the install script
> > solution: I added those packages to the install script
> > 4. Couldn't meet dependencies of whiptail and other packages that
> > depend on libslang2
> > solution: I added libslang2 to the install script
> Should all be solved in current images.
> > III. Apt-setup should ask if I want to add more sources when adding an
> > http source, but instead it just went to the next step (choosing
> > packages to install)
> > solution: I added the local mirrors, and cdroms first,(in this case
> > apt-setup asked me if I want more sources added) and then the
> > http source
> That is a design choice in order to limit the number of questions asked
> (based on number of packages available).
> Thanks for submitting the report.