Re: Sparc installation packages corrupted
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 04:05:27PM +0100, Carlos Betancourt wrote:
> On Sat, 2001-12-01 at 00:25, Matt Kraai wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 01:14:45PM +0100, Carlos Betancourt wrote:
> > > First: is this the place to report issues regarding the installation
> > > boot floppies and system?
> > Yes.
> > > In case it is, my installation was unsuccessfull due to a
> > > "zcat: invalid compressed data--crc error"
> > > "zcat: invalid compressed data--length error"
> > This looks like a bug in BusyBox gzip that has since been fixed.
> > Could you please try GNU gzip and let us know if it works, to
> > ensure that the archive wasn't actually corrupted?
> Well, I don't actually know on which package the error ocurred. So, I
> cannot try GNU gzip; how can I verify all the packages downloaded. with
> dpkg? (do .debs have md5sums on all its files?)
Yes, there should be md5sums for each package in the Packages
file. I think debootstrap checks them, though, so it probably is
the BusyBox problem. Erik said he plans on uploading a fixed