Problems with network install of rescue.bin
Using boot-floppies 3.0.17-2001-11-18 on i386 to install testing.
When trying to download rescue.bin over the network, dbootstrap used the
That is, just appending images-1.44/rescue.bin to the archive URL. Earlier
in the process, of course, I had selected 'testing', and debootstrap
successfully downloaded and installed the base .debs from the correct
To work around the problem, in the URL dialog, I replaced:
http://my.mirror/debian (the default value)
which allowed rescue.bin and drivers.tgz to be downloaded correctly.
After it was downloaded, I got an error:
Unable to mount the Rescue Floppy. You may have inserted
the wrong floppy. Please try again.
Select Floppy Disk Drive
Please select the floppy drive you will use to read the
/dev/fd0 : first floppy drive
/dev/fd1 : second floppy drive
Of course, I don't want either of these; I want to use the image I just
downloaded. Are these known problems?