Bug#132838: boot-floppies: cannot install base system
On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 07:23:11AM -0800, Matt Kraai wrote:
> > >
> > > Can you try downloading this file on tty2 and see if it works?
> > >
> > > # wget http://http.us.debian.org:80/debian/dists/woody/Release
> > I can download it (on i386). What do you mean with works? How do I test
> > that? Is "works" can I download on the box I am trying to install to on the
> > second console?
> Yes, please try it on the second console during the installation.
> I believe that debootstrap can't distinguish a network failure
> from a corrupted Release file when run via the boot-floppies.
> This would explain why retries don't work.
That was is, it is working today...