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Re: debootstrap stalls



On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 02:30:58PM -0600, Hugo Graumann wrote:
> * 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.

lame debootstrap limitation that will be fixed shortly.

> However, http://ftp.kernel.org worked well. The system rebooted
> into base and finished the installation. Success :)
> 
> Cheers, Hugo Graumann
>  
> 
> 
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Ethan Benson
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