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Bug#116757: Getting the base system over HTTP fails

On Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:16:26 +0200
"Verheijen, W.J.A." <W.J.A.Verheijen@student.tue.nl> wrote:

> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 3.0.15
> When I try to install the base system by using network (HTTP),
> this fails saying:
> Malformed release file
> http://http.us.debian.org:80/debian/dists/woody/Release
> The network connection is OK, because getting rescue.bin
> and Drivers.tgz works fine.
> I use a custom boot floppy to support my network driver (e100).

I believe this is the same bug as debootsraps #116393

If you get the url wrong the first time wget downloads the html error
page and saves this as the release file.

When you retry a different url it uses the old error page as the release
file, it should delete it.


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