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Bug#116757: marked as done (Getting the base system over HTTP fails)

> I got it to work!

Glad to hear it.

> I do not know exactly what caused this error, but I suspect this: I
> have a partition for /var, and just retrying by mounting this
> partition, the installation program uses some of the files on this
> partition.  When I reinitialized all partitions, everything worked.

It's possible. Either /var filled up (known limitation of busybox) or
else as you say pre-existing stuff there confused it.  If the latter,
then it probably deserves a debootstrap bug (which downloads base) so
it can cope with this condition.

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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