Bug#54130: netfetch crash
>Complete installations. Especially the new 'net-fetch' installation
>technique. Ignore the 'network' installation technique, that
>shouldn't be in there I think.
>From netfetch I get one of two outcomes:
dialog box titled 'Error 404' with text 'HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found', then
dialog box titled 'Problem' with text 'nf_http_fetchfile :: file download
failed, HTTP OK not received', then
dialog box titled 'Problem' with text 'nf_install_os :: download of file
return to main menu
File size 13361781 bytes
followed by Bytes read, Rate, ETA and progress bar. I can confirm that
base2_2.tgz is being loaded into /target/tmp
Some time (usually well after it's half-done, often just before completion),
dbootstrap will suddenly die with a bus error.
I am installing on a Cyrix 6x86-150 system with ISA (!) SCSI card using
aha1542 driver, also have one sound card and one sofar unidentified card in
ISA slots. my 2 HD's are installed on SCSI, a 200-something megger with my
old (running perfectly) slink system (Maxtor 7345-SCSI) and a 1GB Quantum
Fireball 1080S (sdb) onto which I am installing my new root. CD-ROM and an
internal Zip drive are on IDE. On PCI I have my net card (3Com 3C900
10bTPO) and ATI Mach64 GT Rage II VGA controller.
After configuring a swap partition (old one from slink) and initializing
and mounting sdb1 I installed drivers from floppies and configured the
3c59x net driver (which I was using in slink) and configure correct network
settings (netmask 255.255.255.192, all 1's bcast address, gateway = bcast -
1, two nameservers separated by a space, /dev/eth0). then I get these
James Deikun, Techie(tm), CSI Multimedia
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