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Re: debootstrap stalls

* On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 11:28:06PM -0800, Ethan Benson (erbenson@alaska.net) wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 10:06:59PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > > At this rate debootstrap might get the base system loaded by next year
> > > if I am patient enough :)
> > >
> > 
> > I was trying to access http.us.debian.org last night with apt-get. I was
> > having a great deal of difficulty getting and keeping a connection, I
> > suspect maybe it was getting DOS attacks from the latest worm.
> http.us.debian.org has sucked long before this worm came along.  use
> http://ftp.kernel.org instead its better, though i still have problems
> with it resetting the connection (but only on slow connects such as
> 56K)  to work around that use ftp instead, ftp://ftp.kernel.org
> -- 
> Ethan Benson
> http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

Thanks, your tip worked. When I tried ftp://ftp.kernel.org
the installer came back and said it did not recognize ftp:// protocol.
However, http://ftp.kernel.org worked well. The system rebooted
into base and finished the installation. Success :)

Cheers, Hugo Graumann

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