Re: New netinst iso
the owner <email@example.com> writes:
> Goswin wrote:
>> the new sid netinst image is uploaded and moved into place. The sarge
>> one is rsyncing with yesterdays updates. Sorry it took so long, I
>> nearly forgot to downgrade the libc6 and base-files to unpatched
>> versions and that took more doing than I expected.
> I burned the 18 feb sarge-amd64-netinst.iso to a CD. When booting the
> CD there was a dialog saying "error reading the CDROM" after the
> hardware was detected. The vt messages said 'error retrieving file: no
> such file or directory: /cdrom/dists//Packages.
> I mounted to iso9660 and looked inside the CDROM and had no
> problems. The Packages file looks garbled inside the new sarge iso
> when easy to read in last weeks sid iso. The Packages file was in the
> /dists/sarge directory on both netinst except there was no error last
D-I defaults to use sarge and complains if not found. For that reason
even the sid CDs use sarge. I also added links for testing, sid,
unstable to cover all bases.
> I think the Installer can't read the Packages file.
> The 18 feb sarge-amd64-netinst.iso seems broken.
If cat can't read it then it is broken.
I rebuild it and checked the packages files. Only change should be the
D-I image being rebuild overnight.