Re: NSLU2 Install problems with 4.0r2
Following up on my previous posting, I've got the /var/log/syslog off
the slug from my failed install. I've put it on google docs at:
The relevant lines towards the end seem to be:
"Dec 29 21:34:12 base-installer: Err http://ftp.uk.debian.org etch Release.gpg
Dec 29 21:34:12 base-installer: Could not connect to
ftp.uk.debian.org:80 (220.127.116.11), connection timed out
Dec 29 21:34:12 base-installer: Reading package lists...
Dec 29 21:34:12 base-installer: Failed to fetch
http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/dists/etch/Release.gpg Could not
connect to ftp.uk.debian.org:80 (18.104.22.168), connection timed out"
...followed by subsequent failures to authenticate packages.
>From my laptop going through the same ADSL router I can get to
ftp.uk.debian.org:80. Have I got something set up wrong in my slug's
network? Any idea how I could debug? I *think* I'm setting up the
slug by DHCP. I can obviously SSH into the slug from the same
On 29/12/2007, Dave Potts <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got a 120 gig external drive: 1gig swap, 119gig in one big
> partition (yes: newbie configuration choices I'm sure!)
> I'm going to give it another go getting the /var/log/syslog off the
> slug when the installer fails.
> I'll report back.
> On 29/12/2007, Sam Reed <email@example.com> wrote:
> > What size of drive are you using?
> > Sam
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Dave Potts
> > Sent: 29 December 2007 12:12
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: NSLU2 Install problems with 4.0r2
> > Hello,
> > Anyone about who can help a newbie with Debian installation to an NSLU
> > 2 problems please?
> > I've been trying to install the 4.0r2 release. It gets up to selecting
> > the kernel to install and I pick "linux-image-2.6.18-5-ixp4xx". It
> > goes on a bit more then it stops with "Unable to install
> > initramfs-tools ". I pulled the USB external drive out and plugged it
> > into another machine, but /var/log/syslog is empty. Any suggestions?
> > One thing I might have done wrong is I set aside 1gig for swap. Is
> > that way too much? Could that be the issue?
> > Cheers,
> > Dave.
> > http://dadhacker.blogspot.com/
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