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Re: Woody installation problems



Hi ... 
On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 07:00:21PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
>> >You're looking at dists/woody/main/binary-i386/Release; you should be looking
>> >at dists/woody/Release (which is what debootstrap's looking at).
>> Ok .. but does this make sence, to have dists/woody/Release Components
>> but in dists/woody/binary-i386/Release Component?
>*shrug* They're different files for different (albeit related) purposes.

okok .. :)

>> I saw several woody installations, which stops at the error: Malformed
>> Release file.....
>> I think, this is a big problem, it makes woody uninstallable for me ....
>> Does anyone has a clue, where the problem might?
>What's your mirror? Are you sure you're giving it the right path? (Is
>there a mirror selector in b-f's these days, like there is in
>base-config?) What does the Release file there look like?

I did it with joey together. We were on the computer days in Hamburg
from thursday to sunday.
Yesterday, there was one interested in installing debian and we said,
ok, come to us with your computer and we will install together.

But we failed with several mirrors with the same error, the malformed
Release file. We tried the http.us.d.o, ftp.de.d.o, ftp2.de.d.o,
ftp.se.d.o etc etc ... allways the same. :(

The I looked into my debian-boot mailbox and found out, that there might
be patch, that removes $m/dists/$SUITE/Release, but it did not work.

If we edited the /usr/lib/debootstrap/functions with nano-tiny, the
second shell segfaulted, so we had to reboot to try again ... :(
This happend always, after editing the /usr/lib/functions the second or
the third time.

A friend tried to install debian-woody on friday, with the same error
with ftp.uk.d.o an ftp.fi.d.o and the allready mentioned server.

At saturday, another debian-developer, amu@debian.org, tried to install
woody, he fails with the same error, but install potato and then upgrade
to woody works.

We always worked with the actuall bf's .. 

And I don't have a clue why this happend.

	Cheers

		Jan
	


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