Potato fresh install
I installed a fresh copy of potato on a box, using the
The base system install worked perfectly OK here.
The first time I tried to run apt (on a NFS archive), the package
scanning done by debconf failed because base-perl was missing getopt.
=> dpkg -i perl*.deb
Then I've used dpkg --get-selections from an other box and dpkg
--set-selections. It went mostly smoothly except for:
- Every package using debconf asked the questions before install,
and in the postinst (maybe the upgrade from debconf-tiny to
debconf wiped the database ?)
- I had a few seemingly inoffensive warnings about a missing
- Wdm refused to install since no /etc/X11/window-managers was there
(wdm was the only window manager installed).
That's all so far.
Oh, and I got bitten by the update-alternatives syntax error, but
installing the dpkg found in incoming fixed the problem...