Re: potato install hiccups
"Carpenter, Dean" <Dean.Carpenter@pharma.com> writes:
> Very cool that it now can use dhcp/pump. Good move. The trouble is when
> the system reboots, pump hasn't been fully configured - the
> /etc/default/pump file - and networking isn't configured at all.
The pump issues are a known bug I think.
> I had to manually configure /etc/init.d/network, before I figured
> out the /etc/default/pump file.
That was unnecessary. We are using /etc/network/interfaces;
/etc/init.d/networking invokes 'ifup -a' which understands that file.
So check there instead.
> Note, I did *not* configure /etc/hosts yet.
> This also causes problems later during dselect install. exim, mailx,
> logrotate and at all have problems since they can't get the hostname or
> fqdn. Once I had created the appropriate localhost and hostname info in
> /etc/hosts, those four packages installed clean.
Hmm... I'll check on htis.
> I added "IFACES=eth0" to the /etc/default/pump file, and then that worked
> fine. We still didn't have a new hosts file, so that part is still kaput.
> If dhcp/pump doesn't get a hostname or domainname, there needs to be a query
> dialog asking for those.
Ugh ugh ugh.
> We have a pretty complete mirror here, minus sources and non-i386 archs.
> When setting up the source for apt, it insists on finding the source
> hierarchy, an since it's not there, it just loops around asking the config
> questions repeatedly.
Ok, I'll file a bug for you . In the future, you should file a bug
> The default message level for debconf is medium. Somehow that made it take
> the default answer for console-data, which was to use the azerty keyboard,
> rather than the more common? qwerty. That was fun.
I believe that console-data is screwed. Please check that a bug is
already filed for this?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>