I had the same problem 2 months ago, caused by missing archive
signing keys in the initrd images. The solution was:
On Fri, 7 Oct 2011, Alessio Sangalli wrote:
On 08/31/2011 05:49 AM, Hector Oron wrote:
debian-installer for armhf can be found
Hi! I am trying to use it.
First of all it seems it is a U-Boot image so I had to:
# dd if=uInitrd of=initrd-armhf.gz bs=1 skip=64
(OK not the most efficient way to do it but anyway...)
At the U-Boot prompt I load my kernel (that already contains all the
drivers) and the initrd:
tftp 800000 hurricane/uImage
tftp 4000000 debian/initrd-armhf.gz
sete bootargs 'console=ttyAMA0,115200 initrd=0x4000000,0x367887'
The installation starts correctly but at some point I am asked to insert
a mirror hostname and directory manually. I tried:
But they all fail saying:
The installer failed to download a file from the mirror. This may be
a problem with your network, or with the mirror. You can choose to
retry the download, select a different mirror, or cancel and choose
another installation method.
The network works, if I open a shell from the menu I can wget some files
from external http hosts and so on.
I did a wireshark and I see that the board tries to:
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/oldstable/Release <- 404
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/stable/Release <- 404
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/testing/Release <- 404
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/unstable/Release <- 200
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/sid/Release <- 200
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/sid/main/binary-armhf/Release <- 200
GET /mirror/debian-ports/dists/sid/unstable/Release.gpg <- 200
So even if it cannot find the older releases, it does find what it needs
in unstable/sid, but refuses to continue anyway...
Any possible solution to this?
...and Linux for all.
- Re: ARMHF
- From: Alessio Sangalli <firstname.lastname@example.org>